Before you can run PhyloSift, you must download it. Click “Download PhyloSift Here” in the quick links sidebar on the right hand side of this webpage for a direct file download. Or, you can find more detailed and advanced downloading instructions here:
Most users will want to run their own environmental metagenome data through PhyloSift. Guides and step-by-step tutorials can be found here:
A description of the PhyloSift output files and directories can be found here:
Power users may want to incorporate their own marker genes, mine genomes, or generate simulation datasets. Workflows for these PhyloSift features can be found here:
Advanced users may also want to alter the default program settings used in the PhyloSift pipeline. This can be accomplished by inputing a phylosiftrc file on any command line run.