System requirements

The software is developed in Java and requires JRE 1.5+, on any operating system. Some shell scripts, for launching the software with some predefined sets of parameters, are also provided, for *NIX systems only. For the full list of command line options, please consult the help page.


path.tar.gz 1.42MB

Last update: June 24, 2014

path.jar – the code jar;
scores – a directory containing the score matrices;
several shell scripts for an easier launch of the alignment process.

Source code

path-project.tar.gz 1.59MB

Last update: June 24, 2014

the source code as an Apache Maven project, scripts and score matrices included. Please read a very short introduction to Maven to find out how to use it.
path-sources.tar.gz 666.46KB

Last update: June 24, 2014

the source code, without the Maven infrastructure.


This is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 3.0 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This software is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU Lesser General Public License along with this software; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin St, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301 USA, or see the FSF site.