From: Tripathi, Ashutosh (
Date: Fri Feb 22 2019 - 16:10:30 CST

It mentioned:>

“C:/Softwares/VMD/pbctools couldn’t load library “C:/Softwares/VMD/pbctools/”: this library or a dependent library could not be found in library path 3.0”

I tried looking up for file but couldn't find it anywhere.

Thank you so much


From: "Vermaas, Joshua" <>
Date: Friday, February 22, 2019 at 4:05 PM
To: "" <>, "Tripathi, Ashutosh" <>
Subject: [EXTERNAL] RE: pbctools installation error

A .so file on windows shouldn't be required. What did it specifically say?


On 2019-02-22 14:36:43-07:00 wrote:

I recently installed VMD version 1.9.3 on my Window's workstation (Windows 7). I am now trying to install PBCtools plugin which I downloaded from github. I have made modifications to the vmd.rc file.

set dir C:/Softwares/VMD/pbctools

source $dir/pkgIndex.tcl

package require pbctools

However, VMD cannot load library files. it specifically says