bamtools split description
Bamtools_split splits BAM file on user-specified property and creates a new BAM output file for each value found. Specific splitting options include: split mapped or unmapped alignments; split single-end or paired-end alignments; split alignments by reference and splits alignments based on all values of TAG encountered
Parent program: bamtools
BAMTools is a toolkit for managing genome alignment data in BAM and SAM formatted files. It is consists of set of tools for conversion, filtration, sorting, merging, and splitting files, or printing some basic and statistical information. BamTools can also generate BAI or BTI index files for BAM file. This suite shows some overlaps of manipulation modules with SAMtools toolkit but supports features that extend the abilities in genome alignment data analysis.