LVB is a free, open source software that integrates simulated annealing algorithms to reconstruct maximum parsimony phylogenies.

Latest Release:

Release 3.5 (February 2019)

Also available via the LVB GitHub repository

LVB Citation:

When using LVB please cite the following paper: Barker, D (2004). LVB: Parsimony and simulated annealing in the search for phylogenetic trees. Bioinformatics, 20, 274-275.