This plugin reads and displays structure/trajectory files in Gromos 96 format as recognized by GROMACS. More information can be found at


This plugin is used only to read files. VMD does not currently support writing this file type.

G96 files can contain multiple timesteps.

Unused data
G96 files may contain an optional "velocity" block. This data is not used by VMD.

Compressed files
Compressed files will need to be expanded before this plugin can read them.