The current release of PLUTO is 4.2 (August 2015). A list of changes from previous releases can be found here.  Before downloading PLUTO we ask you to register using the form below. Registration is free and does not place any obligation. It simply helps us to keep track of different users.

An interactive forum is available as a google group  (pluto users) to allow users to exchange questions and provide necessary support in case of troubleshootings, bug fixes and new releases.

System requirements

Depending on the desired configuration (serial/parallel, static/AMR) different system requisites must be satisfied in order to compile and run PLUTO. These consist of a minimal set plus additional libraries:

- Minimal prerequisites:    C Compiler, GNU make, Python
- Parallel builds:               MPI library
- AMR:                           Chombo library, C++ compiler, Fortran compiler, HDF5 library

Note that HDF5 can be (optionally) used for the static grid version as well.

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