Accessing the Software

Get up and running quickly with the web server!

Most APBS and PDB2PQR functionality is available through our online web servers. However, if you prefer to download the software, skip to the downloads section.

Please register your use of the software before downloading.

Web servers

The PDB2PQR web server offers a simple way to use both APBS and PDB2PQR without the need to download and install additional programs.

Before you begin!

PDB2PQR funding is dependent on your support for continued development and support. Please register before using the PDB2PQR web server so we can accurately report the number of users to our funding agencies.

After you have registered and reviewed the terms of the PDB2PQR license, you are ready to skip to the Run PDB2PQR section.

The PDB2PQR web server is hosted by the National Biomedical Computation Resource and is currently running version 2.0.

Downloads

If you prefer to download the software rather than use the APBS webserver, both APBS and PDB2PQR are also available for download to use in standalone mode. Users can either download binaries for their platform or compile the software from source code.

PDB2PQR downloads

PDB2PQR is currently available in source code form. The best way to acquire PDB2PQR is to register, which helps us track usage of the software for our funding agencies, and then download the software from SourceForge.

If you are installing from source, please follow the compilation and installation instructions outlined in this manual.

After compilation, you can use it directly as outlined here.

APBS downloads

Both binary executables and source code are available for APBS. The best way to acquire APBS is to register), which helps us track usage of the software for our funding agencies, and then download the software from SourceForge.

If you download the source code version of APBS from GitHub, please follow the compilation and installation instructions available in the code repository.

Usage information for APBS is available here.

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