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Mesquite: A modular system for evolutionary analysis

Current release version: 3.6 [download]

If you have a previous version, please update because of bug fixes and new features.

Mesquite is modular, extendible software for evolutionary biology, designed to help biologists organize and analyze comparative data about organisms. Its emphasis is on phylogenetic analysis, but some of its modules concern population genetics, while others do non-phylogenetic multivariate analysis. Because it is modular, the analyses available depend on the modules installed.

Note: if you are running on Windows, and the text of menus and other elements is too small, then see the Bugs and Troubleshooting page for information about a fix.

Note: if you are running on macOS, Mesquite will probably not function under Java 11. We suggest you stay with Java 8.

Use the menus at left to explore. Some good starting points are: