Re: namd files

From: Axel Kohlmeyer (
Date: Wed Jul 20 2011 - 08:48:08 CDT

On Wed, Jul 20, 2011 at 9:17 AM, Hasan haska <> wrote:
> Dear NAMD people,
> I want to learn the max. dcd file size and record number that I can use for
> analysis in VMD and other NAMD analysis tools ?
> Is there a limit about file size and record number ? Could you please share
> your ideas about this topic ?

there are no intrinsic limits, but you may have a size limitations
due to your file system or the memory of you machine.
overall, it is good practice to collect trajectories in chunks,
as that limits the impact in case of files getting corrupted



> Thanks a lot.

Dr. Axel Kohlmeyer
Institute for Computational Molecular Science
Temple University, Philadelphia PA, USA.

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