As part of the deNBI Center for integrative Bioinformatics, OpenMS offers an open-source software C++ library (+ python bindings) for LC/MS data management and analyses. It provides an infrastructure for the rapid development of mass spectrometry related software as well as a rich toolset built on top of it. OpenMS is free software available under the three clause BSD license and runs under Windows, macOS and Linux.

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Supported Platforms:

Windows: Visual C++ 14 to 15
Linux: GNU/g++ (4.8+), LLVM/Clang (3.3+)
macOS: Apple LLVM (5.1+), GNU/g++ (4.8+), LLVM/Clang (3.3+)

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OpenMS Developer Meeting 3-7 August 2020 goes virtual


The 2020 OpenMS Developer Meeting planned for March near Corinth, Greece was canceled because of the COVID situation. We will have a free virtual developer meeting in the week 3-7 August so please mark that date in your calendar.

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How to cite OpenMS

Röst, H.L., Sachsenberg, T., Aiche, S., Bielow, C., Weisser, H., Aicheler, F., Andreotti, S., Ehrlich, H.-C., Gutenbrunner, P., Kenar, E., Liang, X., Nahnsen, S., Nilse, L., Pfeuffer, J., Rosenberger, G., Rurik, M., Schmitt, U., Veit, J., Walzer, M., Wojnar, D., Wolski, W.E., Schilling, O., Choudhary, J.S., Malmström, L., Aebersold, R., Reinert, K., Kohlbacher, O., 2016. OpenMS: A flexible open-source software platform for mass spectrometry data analysis. Nat. Methods 13. doi:10.1038/nmeth.3959