LVB is free, Open Source software. LVB uses parsimony to reconstruct phylogeny from a nucleotide multiple alignment, using a simulated annealing heuristic search. This is suitable for large data matrices. For details, see the manual.

Run LVB online

Use the free LVB Web server at the University of St Andrews.

Download latest release

The current release is LVB 3.4. If LVB 3.4 uses too much memory with your data, use the previous release (LVB 3.3).

Download previous release

LVB 3.3 is slower than LVB 3.4, but uses less memory.

Development versions

Bleeding-edge source code in development is publicly available on GitHub.