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.

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Award to OpenMS

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative has awarded a grant to OpenMS for open source software projects essential to science. General information here and detailed information here.

OpenMS 2.5.0 released

Dear OpenMS users, we are proud to announce the release of OpenMS 2.5.0. Grab it here In the following you find all important changes to the previous version: General: support for RNA mass spectrometry TMT16plex support for IsobaricAnalyzer (see PR #4295) improved MsStats/MsStatsTMT output support (see PR #4181, #4207) extended MaxQuant-compatible mzXML support (via FileConverter) (see PR #4432, #4423) QualityControl [...]

OpenMS 2.4.0 released

Dear OpenMS users, we are proud to announce the release of OpenMS 2.4.0. Grab it here Notable changes since version 2.3 are: Dependencies: Switch to Qt 5 (>= 5.5) Documentation: New developer documentation to get started developing tools with OpenMS Library: Improved mass calculations for isotope distributions Moved tool code from the tool to the [...]

Joint CIBI/OpenMS user meeting

Dear friends and colleagues, we are happy to announce the 2nd CIBI User Meeting on 19. September (09:00) until 21. September 2018 (16:00) at Freie Universität Berlin, Steintor-Campus, Arnimallee 6, 14195 Berlin, Germany OpenMS, MetFrag, FIJI, and SeqAn are developed by members of the Center for Integrative Bioinformatics (CIBI) and partially funded as a project of the [...]

OpenMS 2.3.0 released

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We are proud to announce release 2.3.0 of OpenMS. Get it now!

OpenMS 2.2 source-only release

OpenMS 2.2 is a source-only release. It introduces a considerable number of new features and bug fixes. We recommend checking out the Release2.2.0 git tag ( Alternatively, you can download the full source code at Notable changes since version 2.1 are: Databases: By default, decoy sequences are now denoted by the prefix "DECOY_" New tools: FeatureLinkerUnlabeledKD -- Fast [...]

CIBi User Meeting 2017

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Joint CIBI user meeting featuring: OpenMS + MetFrag: High-­performance software for high-­throughput proteomics and metabolomics and SeqAn:  C++ library of efficient algorithms and data structures for the analysis of biological sequence data. Dear friends and colleagues, we are happy to announce the 10th CIBI User Meeting on 25. September (09:00) until 27. September 2017 (16:00) at Martin-Luther University, Steintor-Campus, Room SR7, Emil-Abderhalden-Straße, 06108 Halle, Germany  Note: OpenMS, MetFrag, and SeqAn are developed by the Center for Integrative Bioinformatics (CIBI) and funded as a project of the german network for bioinformatic infrastructure (de.NBI). Thus, for the first time, the OpenMS user meeting is part of a larger CIBI user meeting. Participants may select if they want to participate in the OpenMS or SeqAn track. We also offer a dedicated track for users that want to develop computational tools with OpenMS and SeqAn as well as an introduction to MetFrag. During the meeting, we will present the capabilities of CIBI tools OpenMS, MetFrag and SeqAn, and discuss your needs and future directions in mass spectrometry and sequence analysis. This year’s meeting will include an optional OpenMS tutorial session on the first day (Monday, September 25)  with the general conference starting on Tuesday, September 26. Traditionally, the schedule of our meetings is very flexible, allowing discussions and contributions from the participants. […]

OpenMS 2.1 released

We are proud to announce the next OpenMS release (version 2.1) with many internal changes, additions, and bug fixes. Binary packages are available for Windows (64-bit) and Mac OS X dmg (64-bit). Download: OpenMS binary release 2.1.0 The online documentation contains the installation instructions. Notable changes since version 2.0.1 are: New tools: ExternalCalibration -- Applies [...]

New Nature Methods paper on OpenMS 2.0

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 cellular signaling networks. However, the rapid growth in the volume [...]