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MDAnalysis is supported on
- Mac OS X
and the instructions below are for supported operating systems.
However, some users also had success with installing on Windows. This is not currently officially supported but hints on how to make it work are listed under MDAnalysis on Windows.
To install the latest stable release, use pip:
pip install MDAnalysis
To run the test cases and examples, also install the unit tests (about 40 MiB in size):
pip install MDAnalysisTests
If you have questions with the installation, please ask on the mdnalysis-discussion mailing list.
Other ways to install
Read the Guide for Developers, which includes special installation instructions.
There also special instructions for installing the development branch, i.e., the develop branch where new features and bug fixes appear before they are officially released.