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6 # loomR
7
8 ### An R interface for loom files
9
10 For more information on loom files, please see the documentation for [loompy](https://github.com/linnarsson-lab/loompy)
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12 ## Dependencies
13
14 loomR depends on:
15  - [R](https://cran.r-project.org/) v3.4.x
16  - The [R6](https://cran.r-project.org/package=R6) package
17  - The [hdf5r](https://cran.r-project.org/package=hdf5r) package
18  - The [iterators](https://cran.r-project.org/package=iterators) package
19  - The [itertools](https://cran.r-project.org/package=itertools) package
20  - The HDF5 [C++ API](https://support.hdfgroup.org/HDF5/release/obtainsrc.html)
21
22 To get the HDF5 C++ API, please see the table below:
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24 | Operating system | Command |
25 | ---------------- | ------- |
26 | macOS | Using [Homebrew](https://brew.sh/), `brew install hdf5` |
27 | Debian and Debian-based OSes | `sudo apt install libhdf5-dev` |
28 | Red Hat-based OSes | `sudo dnf install hdf5-devel` or `sudo yum install hdf5-devel` |
29 | Windows | Download precombiled binaries [here](https://github.com/mannau/h5-libwin) |