Current version:

The GATK package download includes all released GATK tools. Please see Getting Started for a quick start primer on using GATK, and see the Version History for release notes and highlights of differences between versions.


All POSIX operating systems (Unix, Linux, MacOSX etc) are supported. Microsoft Windows is not supported. The current version requires Java 1.8. Oracle Java and OpenJDK are both officially supported.


All forms of GATK4 are fully open-source under a BSD 3-clause license. Please see the Licensing page for more information.

Source code

The source code for the full GATK package is available in the broadinstitute/gatk repository on Github.

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