MINCE is a technique for encoding collections of short reads so that they can be more effectively compressed via a standard compressor like LZIP.
Binaries for the latest version of Mince for Mac OS X and Linux can be downloaded here.
The MINCE software is written in C++11 and is availble here under an open-source license.
If you use this software, please cite:
Carl Kingsford and Rob Patro. Data-dependent Bucketing Improves Reference-free Compression of Sequencing Reads. Under review (2015).
Installation & Requirements
Binaries for Mac OS X and Linux are available here.
You should also install plzip.
Download Source Latest Version: here.