We are pleased to announce a new release of BaseMount, our FUSE driver to mount your BaseSpace account as a Linux filesystem. BaseMount allows you to navigate on the command line through projects, samples, runs and app results, and interact directly with the associated files exactly as you would with any other local file system.

BaseMount allows you to download, upload – and now delete – files, but maybe more importantly, it allows you to work interactively with your files stored on BaseSpace without having to download them. You may, for example, run samtools directly on a large BAM file, and it will only fetch the blocks needed for your query.

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