Bioconductor releases

Release versions

Each Bioconductor release is designed to work with a specific version of R. The following table summarizes the relationship, and links to packages designed to work with the corresponding R / Bioconductor version.

Release R
3.7 3.5
3.5, 3.6 3.4
3.3, 3.4 3.3
3.1, 3.2 3.2
2.14, 3.0 3.1
2.12, 2.13 3.0
2.10, 2.11 2.15
2.9 2.14
2.8 2.13
2.7 2.12
2.6 2.11
2.5 2.10
2.4 2.9
2.3 2.8
2.2 2.7
2.1 2.6
2.0 2.5
1.9 2.4
1.8 2.3
1.7 2.2
1.6 2.1
1.5 2.0
1.4 1.9
1.3 1.8
1.2 1.7
1.1 1.6
1.0 1.5

Release announcements

Release announcements summarize new package additions, updates to existing packages, and package removals.

Release Date Package Count
3.7 May 1, 2018 1560
3.6 October 31, 2017 1473
3.5 April 25, 2017 1383
3.4 October 18, 2016 1296
3.3 May 4, 2016 1211
3.2 October 14, 2015 1104
3.1 April 17, 2015 1024
3.0 October 14, 2014 934
2.14 April 14, 2014 824
2.13 October 15, 2013 749
2.12 April 4, 2013 671
2.11 October 3, 2012 610
2.10 April 2, 2012 554
2.9 November 1, 2011 517
2.8 April 14, 2011 466
2.7 October 18, 2010 418
2.6 April 23, 2010 389
2.5 October 28, 2009 352
2.4 April 21, 2009 320
2.3 October 22, 2008 294
2.2 May 1, 2008 260
2.1 October 8, 2007 233
2.0 April 26, 2007 214
1.9 October 4, 2006 188
1.8 April 27, 2006 172
1.7 October 14, 2005 141
1.6 May 18, 2005 123
1.5 October 25, 2004 100
1.4 May 17, 2004 81
1.3 October 30, 2003 49
1.2 May 29, 2003 30
1.1 November 19, 2002 20
1.0 May 1, 2002 15