Re: how to cenvert NAMD binary coordinate file to text file

From: OiniL (
Date: Thu Oct 21 2010 - 03:15:16 CDT

You can save the restart structures as other file formats using VMD.
Load the psf file into VMD, then load the restart file for the pre-loaded
Open the TCL-console, select all atoms, and use the "writepdb" command to
save the coordinates as a pdb file.

Good luck and have fun!

Cheng TAN

On Thu, Oct 21, 2010 at 3:27 PM, jnsong <> wrote:

> Deal all,
> Recently, I have done a simulation of my membrane system with NAMD-2.7b3.
> and I've got a binary restart coordinate file.
> Now, I want to get coordinates in it to further analysis other than using
> VMD.
> Would you please tell me the storage format in the binary file or at leat,
> give me some hint?
> Thanks very much!
> Jianing



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