AMBER 7 is a package of molecular simulation programs useful for performing calculations on proteins and DNA.


Academic users can purchase a license for around $US 400.


Much useful information can be found at


In particular, the users manual can be found at


Other important tips are to have the AMBERHOME environment variable set e.g. in the bash


>export AMBERHOME=/usr/local/amber7               # or wherever it happens to be.


and to add the exe directory to your path. Again in the bash:




Note, you can also find the users manual at $AMBERHOME/doc/amber7.pdf