MrBayes is a program for Bayesian inference and model choice across a wide range of phylogenetic and evolutionary models. For documentation and downloading the program, please see the home page:
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This is the GitHub repository for MrBayes, a program used for Bayesian
inference of phylogeny.

Build instructions, very very short version:

    1. Clone the Git repository.
       This is best done through

        git clone --depth=1

    2. Refer to the document called "INSTALL" for further information.

Current repository directory layout:

    ├── am-*           : Files relating to the build system
    ├── doc
    │   ├── manual     : The manual
    │   └── tutorial   : A tutorial
    ├── examples       : Example input data sets
    └── src            : C source code

The new web site is available at

Historical releases are tagged with "v3.2.0" (etc.) from release 3.2.0

The 'master' branch contains releases.

The 'develop' branch should hopefully, at all times, contain working
development code that at least compiles.  Apart from simple fixes, new
development happens on feature branches off the 'develop' branch, and
are merged back into 'develop' when finished.  This more or less follows
the "git-flow" branching model.

The 'gh-pages' branch contains the web site (only).

The 'testing' branch contains testing data files (only).

After release 3.2.6 (November 2015), MrBayes entered "maintenance mode",
and its care has been passed over to NBIS (National Bioinformatics
Infrastructure Sweden,  The original development
team is still involved with the program, but any future releases will
probably be geared more towards bug-fixes rather than addition of new

With kind regards,
    Andreas (Kusalananda) Kähäri, and
    Johan Nylander