VASP 5.3.3 - Dec 18 2012

Directory list:

build01 Initial buggy version of 5.3.3. Don't use.
build02 Less buggy version of 5.3.3. Don't use.
build03 VASP with NEB and HPC2N patches.
build04 VASP standard build with source patches as of Jan29 2013.
build05 VASP compiled with ifort 13 and MKL 11.
build06 VASP compiled with OpenMPI and MKL 11.
build08 VASP (Jan29 2013) + vdW fix
build10 VASP with HPC2N patches.
build11 VASP (Jan29 2013) + bug fixes
build12 VASP with "tbdyn" MD package
build13 VASP (Jan29 2013) + bug fixes + Wannier90
build14 VASP (Jan29 2013) + bug fixes (debug/lower optimization)
build15 VASP (Jan29 2013) + more bug fixes
build16 VASP (Jan29 2013) with Wannier90 2.0.0
build17 VASP (Jan29 2013) with ELPA library
build20 VASP (Jan29 2013) with more tuning
build22 VASP (Jan29 2013) with VASPsol patches
This is the program version that is currently recommended by NSC.

Level of support

Tier 1 NSC has at least one application expert on staff with knowledge about this software, and we will try to help you with any problems. We have also ran some internal tests to make sure that the program is working as intended. NSC also commits to installing updates to this program as they become available.

Please see the page describing our software support categories for more information.
You can also contact for further information.

The source code for this version was downloaded from the VASP home page on 2013–01–06.

Some of the news in this version:

  • Bugfixes (scGW, init. of non-collinear magmoms, k-point parallelization & ALGO=38)
  • New MD ensembles (microcanonical, canonical, and isothermal-isobaric)

You can read the release notes here.

Beware! The original version of VASP 5.3.3 contained several serious bugs. Build01-Build03 include this bug, and we strongly recommend not to run these versions for anything other than testing. Build04 and newer contains the bugfixes and are recommended for production runs.