Automated Phylogeny Generation for Ecologists
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phyloGenerator -automated phylogeny generation for ecologists

Will Pearse (

This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version. The following restriction to the GNU GPL applies: use the citation below when using, modifying, or working with this code. This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details. You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program. If not, see

##Quickstart: Unless you are on a Linux computer, you are very unlikely to want to work with these files. Go to for detailed instructions.

##Examples: There should be a 'Demos' folder with your distribution - if not, please email me. Inside each folder there's either a file called 'demo.txt' or '' - open whichever one you have. Have a look at 'Silwood_Plants' first. There are walkthrough videos online (

##Questions: Please feel free to drop me an email, or put any feature requests/bugs online at If you're a PC or Mac person, please please please try to use the pre-compiled versions of this available on the main website. You'll have a lot more fun, I promise!


I hope you enjoy phyloGenerator!

Will Pearse (