beauti(1) Bayesian Evolutionary Analysis Utility


beauti [nexus_file template_file beast_file]


BEAUti is a graphical user-interface (GUI) application for generating beast-mcmc(1) XML files.


The BEAUti bug tracking system can be found at


•Drummond AJ, Rambaut A (2007) "BEAST: Bayesian evolutionary analysis by sampling trees." BMC Evolutionary Biology 7:214.

•Drummond AJ, Ho SYW, Phillips MJ & Rambaut A (2006) PLoS Biology 4, e88.

•Drummond AJ, Rambaut A & Shapiro B and Pybus OG (2005) Mol Biol Evol 22, 1185-1192.

•Drummond AJ, Nicholls GK, Rodrigo AG & Solomon W (2002) Genetics 161, 1307-1320.


Alexei J. Drummond

Copyright holder for BEAUti.

Andrew Rambaut

Copyright holder for BEAUti.

Marc A. Suchard

Copyright holder for BEAUti.

Felix Feyertag <[email protected]>

Prepared this manpage in DocBook XML for the Debian distribution.


Copyright © 2002-2009 Alexei J. Drummond, Andrew Rambaut & Marc A. Suchard (BEAUti)
Copyright © 2002-2009 Felix Feyertag (This manpage)

The binaries and source code are made available and can be distributed subject to the following conditions:

BEAST is Copyright (C) 2002-2006 Alexei Drummond and Andrew Rambaut BEAST is distributed under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License. See the notice in individual files and the file LICENSE for licensing details.

BEAST includes software libraries from projects whose licensing terms require that the following notices be included when they are distributed in binary form and that the recipient be given a copy of their respective licenses.

•This product includes software developed by the JDOM Project (

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