Segmented HAPlotype Estimation and Imputation Tool

Updated Mar 16, 2011

ShapeIT is a fast and accurate haplotype inference software with several notable features:

ShapeIT was developed in C++ by Olivier DELANEAU (olivier.delaneau at under the supervision of Jean-Francois ZAGURY (zagury at It uses the Standard Template Library (STL) and the POSIX thread library (pthread). For any technical issues with the software please feel free to contact Olivier DELANEAU.

A short description of how ShapeIT works:

The paper to cite if ShapeIT is used.