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Table 1 Attribute comparison of VAPiD, VIGOR, and viral-ngs annotation pipelines

From: VAPiD: a lightweight cross-platform viral annotation pipeline and identification tool to facilitate virus genome submissions to NCBI GenBank

Annotator Input Output Database options Ribosomal slippage RNA editing Batch submission NCBI submission Features transferred Operating systems URL
VAPiD FASTA, author information, sequence metadata .tbl annotation, .gbf/.sqn complete records NCBI nt, RefSeq, custom database, specified reference Yes Yes Yes Yes CDS Windows, Mac, Linux
VIGOR FASTA .tbl annotation viral databases Yes Yes Yes No All Mac, Linux
viral-ngs FASTA .tbl annotation specified reference Yes No Only same viruses No All Mac, Linux, Windows