Disclaimer: This manual is not complete. The best way to start using the software is to look at the provided tutorials. The reference section is generated automatically from the source code of the master version, so please make sure that your software and manual versions match.
The last, no longer updated version, of the old pdf manual can be found here.
Development of this software depends on academic research grants. If you are using the package, please cite the following papers:
[scherer_understanding_2018] Force-matching with three-body interactions in VOTCA
[mashayakrelative] Relative entropy and optimization-driven coarse-graining methods in VOTCA
[ruhle2011hybrid] Hybrid approaches to coarse-graining using the VOTCA package: liquid hexane
[Ruehle:2009.a] Versatile Object-oriented Toolkit for Coarse-graining Applications
The core development is currently taking place at the Los Alamos National Laboratory and Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Mainz, Germany.
VOTCA is free software. The entire package is available under the Apache License. For details, check the LICENSE file in the source code. The VOTCA source code is available on our homepage, .