NAMD: Scalable Molecular Dynamics Software


NAMD is parallel molecular dynamics software designed to provide high-performance simulations of large biomolecular systems. NAMD was developed by the Theoretical and Computational Biophysics Group under the direction of Professor Klaus Schulten in collaboration with other faculty and laboratories at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.  To learn more about NAMD, please visit this website.  

Available Licenses

The latest version of NAMD software is available free of charge for use by individuals, companies and academic institutions for non-commercial and internal business use only. The software is available under a ready-to-sign click-through agreement on the NAMD website. From this site, select the “Download NAMD” link and then the appropriate version of the software.  You will be prompted to register (or login with your credentials), in order to review and accept the license, and to then receive access to software.