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Citing HOOMD-blue

Please cite HOOMD-blue when you use it in published research. See the citation page for instructions.

Docker/Singularity images

Download the glotzerlab/software images to get HOOMD-blue along with many other tools commonly used in simulation and analysis workflows. See full usage information and cluster specific instructions in the glotzerlab/software documentation.

$ singularity pull software.sif docker://glotzerlab/software

Conda package

HOOMD-blue is available from conda-forge on the linux-64, osx-64, and osx-arm64 platforms. Install the hoomd package from the conda-forge channel into a conda environment:

$ conda install -c conda-forge hoomd


Use git to clone from HOOMD-blue's git repository, or download a release tarball.

See the documentation for system requirements and build instructions.

See the change log for details on each release.