AMBER Archive (2008)

Subject: Re: AMBER: VMD Movie

From: Carlos Simmerling (
Date: Wed May 28 2008 - 19:10:03 CDT

does VMD tell you how many frames it loaded? (look in the main
window). I want to know if the problem is with the # frames in the
mdcrd or if it is in the movie generation.

On Wed, May 28, 2008 at 7:33 PM, Campbell, Patrick <> wrote:
> Hello All,
> I have loaded my .mdcrd file into my .prmtop file as per the instructions
> for visualizing movies using VMD. The simulation which was used to generate
> the .mdcrd and .prmtop files lasted 10 ns, yet, only 12 frames are generated
> in VMD.
> I would like to get a longer movie (greater number of frames). What am I
> doing wrong?
> Pat.
> ps - I have reviewed tutorial nine from Dr. Ross Walker as a basis for my
> work thus far.

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