Nicholas M. Glykos' group


This is Carma version 1.7 (March 2017).

License and documentation

 ·  Carma is free software and you are encouraged to use, copy, modify, and distribute both the program and its documentation [here is the documentation in html and pdf formats].

 ·  If you ever need to reference carma or grcarma in your publications (but note that you are not required -at least by me- to do so), please use the following citations :

Glykos, N.M. (2006), "Carma: a molecular dynamics analysis program", J. Comput. Chem., 27, 1765-1768 (abstract, PDF 284 KBytes).

Koukos, P.I. & Glykos, N.M. (2013), "grcarma: A Fully Automated Task-Oriented Interface for the Analysis of Molecular Dynamics Trajectories", J. Comput. Chem., 34, 2310-2312 (abstract, PDF 929 KBytes).

Mailing list

Mailing list support is offered through carma's google group. Use the form below to join the group:


Get the compressed archive carma.tar.gz (20 MBytes). Contains source code, documentation, and stand-alone executable images (for carma, grcarma and cluster5D) suitable for Linux (32 and 64bit), MacOSX and Windows (32 and 64bit).

md5sum (carma.tar.gz) = 6e931cdbe2bbc513e649cc3b281563e7


On a Unix machine, do :

tar zxvf carma.tar.gz
cd carma

Windows users will have to start their 7Zip-like program and follow the instructions for unpacking the distribution. Once you unpacked the archive, go to the carma folder and follow the instructions in the 0README file to locate and run the automated windows installer.