Re: [AMBER] add support 4 file format antechamber

From: David A Case <>
Date: Fri, 13 Nov 2015 07:54:15 -0500

On Thu, Nov 12, 2015, Sofia Vasilakaki wrote:
> Since there has been little discussion of the upcoming release of Amber
> (which is great news for Maxwell cards' fans), I was wondering if there is
> any chance you could add support for Orca file format to be used with
> Antechamber and generate resp charges. Not sure if this is possible..
> For reasons, gaussian wont work for me and gamess has some issues but Orca
> it does work. Not great scalability, but it is easy, free and has a lot of
> different basis sets and methods.

Thanks for the suggestion. I hope we can get someone to volunteer to do this.
[Note that resp charges (as used in Amber force fields) specify the use of HF
with the 6-31G* basis. So the fact that ORCA has lots of different basis sets
and methods is not all that relevant here.]


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