BEAST 2.6.3

This is BEAST version 2.6.3 . It is software for Bayesian analysis of molecular sequences using MCMC. See for more info.

Quick Start

  • This is a fairly simple app in terms of inputs and outputs, all it needs is a BEAST batch XML file which contains a sequence alignment and all options necessary for the program. See the example file in the example data. Also see the detailed guides on this file format here:

Test Data


Test data for this app appears directly in the Discovery Environment in the Data window under Community Data -> iplantcollaborative -> example_data -> BEAST2

Input File(s)

Only one file is necessary, a BEAST batch XML file.

Output Files

  • beast.err, beast.log, beast.out - standard error, out and log
  • filename.log - log file of this run
  • filename.ops - cpu operations log of this run
  • filename.trees - all trees produced during the run

Other files may appear depending on your model, partitions, options etc...

Tool Source for App