QIIME 2 is a powerful, extensible, and decentralized microbiome analysis package with a focus on data and analysis transparency. QIIME 2 enables researchers to start an analysis with raw DNA sequence data and finish with publication-quality figures and statistical results.

Key features:

  • Integrated and automatic tracking of data provenance.

  • Semantic type system.

  • Plugin system for extending microbiome analysis functionality.

  • Support for multiple types of user interfaces (e.g. API, command line, graphical).