VMD is a molecular visualization program for displaying, animating, and analyzing large biomolecular systems using 3-D graphics and built-in scripting.

Availability:

All managed Linux workstations, some of the compute clusters, managed Windows workstations via WPKG.

Instructions for users:

### Linux

VMD is installed on the on the workstation image in /usr/local/shared/vmd/version/bin. There are multiple versions controlled by modules. On bionic, one of them should be loaded by default, so just type vmd to start it.

### Windows

VMD needs to be assigned for installation via WPKG. Once installed, it will appear in the Start menu.

Licence Details:

The full licence may be found at http://www.ks.uiuc.edu/Research/vmd/current/LICENSE.html. The software installed in the Theory sector may be freely used for academic and research purposes. A binary-only version is currently installed.

The licence includes the following:

  The user agrees that any reports or published results obtained with    the Software will acknowledge its use by the appropriate citation as    follows:   "VMD was developed by the Theoretical and Computational Biophysics Group   in the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology at the   University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign."   Any published work which utilizes VMD shall include the following  reference:  "Humphrey, W., Dalke, A. and Schulten, K., VMD -Visual Molecular     Dynamics', J. Molecular Graphics, 1996, vol. 14, pp. 33-38."  
Documentation:

There is PDF documentation supplied with the program. It is in /usr/local/shared/vmd/1.9.3/64/lib/doc/ug.pdf` on the managed Linux workstations. There is also a lot of documentation on the website, which can be accessed from the Help menu in VMD.