Re: AMBER: How to make a movie with .crd files in VMD?

From: Carlos Simmerling <>
Date: Sat, 16 Dec 2006 08:22:04 -0500

make sure you use the right prmtop for the crd file and
also make sure you choose either AMBER coordinates
or AMBER coordinates with box. By crd file you do mean the
mdcrd file from sander, not a restart file, right?

bertrand russell wrote:

> Dear AMBER users,
> I am trying to make a movie in VMD using amber .crd files. I loaded
> the initial .pdb file. Then I followed the following commands. But my
> protein is moving randomly, I am sure that is not the movie what I am
> trying to make.
> >file > new molecule > i browsed and loaded the molecule
> >file > load data into molecule > I browsed and loaded the .crd file
> > extensions > visualization > movie maker
> I clicked the movie make button. I tried to make movie by changing the
> renderer settings and movie settings. But I am not getting any movie
> rather I am getting very random motion of my protein. While doing
> simulation I gave ntx=7 and my .crd file consists of 250 frames. Could
> anyone help me to make a movie with detailed description since this is
> the first time I am trying to make a movie.
> Thanks a lot in advance.
> --
> Live Life; Don't pass it
> Bertrand.P.S.Russell

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