readGenalex: Read, Write, Manipulate and Convert GenAlEx-Format Genotype Files

A collection of R functions to read, write, manipulate, and convert genotype data in GenAlEx format. GenAlEx is a widely-used Excel plugin for manipulating and analysing genotype data. This package reads GenAlEx data from text or Excel files and creates an annotated data frame of class 'genalex'. Several functions are provided for accessing, manipulating, printing, writing and converting this data. GenAlEx and its documentation are available at

Version: 1.0
Depends: R (≥ 3.0.0)
Imports: pegas (≥ 0.7)
Suggests: XLConnect, testthat, genetics, combinat, gdata, gtools, MASS, mvtnorm, ape (≥ 2.4), adegenet
Published: 2015-04-21
Author: Douglas G. Scofield [aut, cre]
Maintainer: Douglas G. Scofield <douglasgscofield at>
License: LGPL-3 | file LICENSE
NeedsCompilation: no
Citation: readGenalex citation info
Materials: README NEWS
CRAN checks: readGenalex results


Reference manual: readGenalex.pdf
Package source: readGenalex_1.0.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
OS X Snow Leopard binaries: r-release: readGenalex_1.0.tgz, r-oldrel: readGenalex_1.0.tgz
OS X Mavericks binaries: r-release: readGenalex_1.0.tgz
Old sources: readGenalex archive