Re: AMBER: Announcement: Amber 9 is now available

From: David A. Case <>
Date: Fri, 31 Mar 2006 08:56:48 -0800

On Fri, Mar 31, 2006, David E. Konerding wrote:
> I would like to add netcdf trajectory format support to UCSF Chimera, so
> a pointer to the binary file format documentation would be very useful.
> I didn't see it in the manual.

See the "file formats" link on the Amber web page. The exact URL is here:

> Have you guys given thought to using netcdf or HDF5 for prmtop files as
> well as trajectories? This would eliminate the need for custom
> parsers of the prmtop file format, and would produce much smaller prmtop
> files.

We have no such plans...we'll have to see how the trajectory stuff works.


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