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Which version of NAMD should I download?

The versions of NAMD below are distinguished first by OS, followed by the type of network interface, and whether or not CUDA is supported. If you are installing NAMD on a standalone workstation, we recommend downloading Linux-x86_64-multicore for Linux. If your workstation has a CUDA-capable GPU, you should try downloading Linux-x86_64-multicore-CUDA. If you wish to run multi-copy algorithms, such as replica-exchange MD, you should try the "netlrts" builds, such as Linux-x86_64-netlrts-smp or Linux-x86_64-netlrts-smp-CUDA. Windows users are encouraged to install WSL (Windows for Linux Subsystem) in order to run our most recent Linux builds.

Download NAMD:

NAMD is a parallel, object-oriented molecular dynamics code designed for high-performance simulation of large biomolecular systems. Simulation preparation and analysis is integrated into the visualization package VMD. Visit the NAMD website for complete information and documentation.

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Version 3.0b5 (2023-11-06) Platforms:

Version 3.0b4 (2023-09-29) Platforms:

Version 3.0b3 (2023-04-01) Platforms:

Version 2.15 ALPHA Release (2023-02-04) Platforms:

Version Nightly Build (2022-07-21) Platforms:

Version 2.14 (2020-08-05) Platforms:

Version 2.13 (2018-11-09) Platforms:

Version 2.12 (2016-12-22) Platforms:

Version 2.11 (2015-12-22) Platforms:

Version 2.10 (2014-12-11) Platforms:

Version 2.9 (2012-04-30) Platforms:

Version 2.8 (2011-05-31) Platforms:

Version 2.7 (2010-10-15) Platforms:

Version 2.6 (2006-08-31) Platforms:

Version 2.5 (2003-09-29) Platforms:

Version 2.4 (2002-03-11) Platforms:

Version 2.3 (2001-08-02) Platforms:

Version 2.2 (2000-09-29) Platforms:

Version 2.1 (1999-11-11) Platforms: