If you don’t have a valid user account, you should first request a trial license to evaluate our software. The terms and conditions of the SCM License Terms apply to the use of ADF. The 2018 release notes specify in detail what has been changed since the 2017 release.
Mac OS X 10.9+
Binaries for less frequently used platforms
The main Linux binary ships with runtime IntelMPI libraries, which may be replaced with local MPI libraries, e.g. on the Cray XC series via ABI (see the Installation manual for more details).
- Bug-fixed binaries: fixes and improvements after the latest sub-release (see bug fix changelog)
- Development snapshots: new functionality (see trunk changelog), but not fully tested
- COSMO-RS compounds database 2018
- LFDFT atomic database
- Quantum ESPRESSO binaries and pseudopotentials: install via GUI or manually
- LGPL tools to read KF files: KFReader (C routines), kf.py: (Python module, needs ADF)
- We include open source and free software, including GPL v3 software (further information)
- Typical users, including trial users do not need the source code (further information).
Included with the binaries:
- Basis sets for the whole periodic table
- Encrypted DFTB parameters (see FAQ)
- ReaxFF parameters (see current list), other force fields (UFF, Amber, Sybyl/Tripos, DIM/QM)
- Command-line examples, documentation
- STO basis sets optimized for ZORA for all elements (also available as text files)
Downloads for previous releases
Most-often used binaries for the last ADF Modeling Suite 2017 subrelease (2017.114): MacOS, Linux with IntelMPI, Windows 64-bit.
Also the last 2016 subrelease (2016.108) can still be downloaded (Mac, Windows, and Linux). Likewise, the latest 2014 subrelease for Mac, Windows, and Linux is still available. Less-frequently older binaries are available from the previous releases page. Contact us if you need a different subrelease or a different OS.