Fastx_trimmer trims a given number of nucleotides, either from the beginning or from the end of the sequence. This tool can work both with fasta or fastq files
Parent program: fastx_toolkit
FASTX-Toolkit is a software package for preprocessing output data produced by Next-Generation sequencing machines in FASTA and FASTQ format before the main processing (assembling, mapping etc.). FASTQ to FASTA conversion, statistics calculation, file customization, quality-based preprocessing, trimming and etc. can be provided.