Release 0.13.0

We have just released MDAnalysis version 0.13.0.


You can upgrade with pip install --upgrade MDAnalysis

Noticable Changes

Usage of openMP

The MDAnalysis.lib.parallel.distances module has been merged into MDAnalysis.lib.distances. To select the openMP implementation all functions in that module now accept a backend='openMP' keyword. See #530.

Performance Enhancements for GRO-files

Reading GRO files has been sped up for large files. Velocities will now also be written written for GRO files if possible.


This release contains other performance enhancements and fixes. For a detailed list see the release notes