VMD: Visual Molecular Dynamics Software


VMD is molecular visualization software for displaying, animating, and analyzing large biomolecular systems using 3-D graphics and built-in scripting. VMD 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 VMD please visit this website

Available Licenses

The latest version of VMD is available free of charge for use by individuals, companies and academic institutions for non-commercial and internal business purposes only. The software is available under a ready-to-sign click-through agreement on the VMD website. From this site, select the “Download VMD” 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.