WHAT IS OPENMS?

OpenMS is an open-source software C++ library for LC/MS data management and analyses. It offers an infrastructure for the rapid development of mass spectrometry related software. OpenMS is free software available under the three clause BSD license and runs under Windows, MacOSX and Linux.

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Programming Language:

C++98

License:

BSD/3­clause

Supported Platforms:

Windows: Visual C++ 10, 11 and 12
Linux: GNU/g++ (4.7+), LLVM/Clang (3.3+)
Mac OS X: GNU/g++ (4.7+), LLVM/Clang (3.3+)

Recent News

New Nature Methods paper on OpenMS 2.0

31.08.2016

Our new Nature Methods perspective introduces version 2.0 of the OpenMS framework for mass spectrometry data analysis. High-resolution mass spectrometry (MS) has become an important tool in the life sciences, contributing to the diagnosis and understanding of human diseases, elucidating biomolecular structural information and characterizing cellula …

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CITATIONS

Marc Sturm, Andreas Bertsch, Clemens Gröpl, Andreas Hildebrandt, Rene Hussong, Eva Lange, Nico Pfeifer, Ole Schulz-Trieglaff, Alexandra Zerck, Knut Reinert, and Oliver Kohlbacher, 2008.
“OpenMS – an Open-Source Software Framework for Mass Spectrometry”
BMC Bioinformatics 9: 163. doi:10.1186/1471-2105-9-163.