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This is the development version of Rhdf5lib; for the stable release version, see Rhdf5lib.

hdf5 library as an R package

Bioconductor version: Development (3.19)

Provides C and C++ hdf5 libraries.

Author: Mike Smith [ctb, cre] , The HDF Group [cph]

Maintainer: Mike Smith <grimbough at gmail.com>

Citation (from within R, enter citation("Rhdf5lib")):


To install this package, start R (version "4.4") and enter:

if (!require("BiocManager", quietly = TRUE))

# The following initializes usage of Bioc devel


For older versions of R, please refer to the appropriate Bioconductor release.


To view documentation for the version of this package installed in your system, start R and enter:

Creating this HDF5 distribution HTML R Script
Linking to Rhdf5lib HTML R Script
Reference Manual PDF


biocViews Infrastructure, Software
Version 1.25.1
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.6 (R-3.4) (6.5 years)
License Artistic-2.0
Depends R (>= 4.2.0)
System Requirements GNU make
URL https://github.com/grimbough/Rhdf5lib
Bug Reports https://github.com/grimbough/Rhdf5lib
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Suggests BiocStyle, knitr, rmarkdown, tinytest, mockery
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Depends On Me
Imports Me epigraHMM, rhdf5
Suggests Me mbkmeans
Links To Me alabaster.base, beachmat.hdf5, chihaya, cytolib, CytoML, DropletUtils, epigraHMM, flowWorkspace, HDF5Array, mbkmeans, mzR, ncdfFlow, rhdf5, rhdf5filters
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Source Package Rhdf5lib_1.25.1.tar.gz
Windows Binary Rhdf5lib_1.25.1.zip
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Source Repository (Developer Access) git clone git@git.bioconductor.org:packages/Rhdf5lib
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Package Short Url https://bioconductor.org/packages/Rhdf5lib/
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