WHAT IS OPENMS?

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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Programming Language:


C++17

License:


BSD-clause-3

Supported Platforms:


Windows


Linux


macOS

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OpenMS documentation update funded by Google Season of Docs

10.05.2021

The OpenMS team has won a 2021 Google Season of Docs grant to update the OpenMS documentation. From 1 June until 30 September 2021, technical writer Rahul Agrawal will review and rewrite OpenMS documentation, with a focus on pyOpenMS.

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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.

OpenMS: A flexible open-source software platform for mass spectrometry data analysis. Nature Methods, vol. 13, 2016. doi:10.1038/nmeth.3959