Nektar++ is available both as pre-compiled binaries for some operating systems and as source-code tarballs.

If you use our software for your research, we would be grateful if you could cite one or more of the following papers.

C. D. Cantwell, D. Moxey, A. Comerford, A. Bolis, G. Rocco, G. Mengaldo, D. De Grazia, S. Yakovlev, J-E. Lombard, D. Ekelschot, B. Jordi, H. Xu, Y. Mohamied, C. Eskilsson, B. Nelson, P. Vos, C. Biotto, R. M. Kirby, and S. J. Sherwin, “Nektar++: An open-source spectral/hp element framework,” Computer physics communications, vol. 192, pp. 205-219, 2015.

D. Moxey, C. D. Cantwell, Y. Bao, A. Cassinelli, G. Castiglioni, S. Chun, E. Juda, E. Kazemi, K. Lackhove, J. Marcon, G. Mengaldo, D. Serson, M. Turner, H. Xu, J. Peiró, R. M. Kirby, S. J. Sherwin, “Nektar++: enhancing the capability and application of high-fidelity spectral/hp element methods”, Computer physics communications, vol. 249, 107110, 2020

This helps demonstrate impact to funding agencies and supports further development of the code.

Latest Version

User guide (.pdf) 5.0.0 6 MB user-guide-5.0.0.pdf
Nektar++ source (.zip) 5.0.0 53 MB nektar-5.0.0.zip
Nektar++ source (.tar.xz) 5.0.0 39 MB nektar-5.0.0.tar.xz
Nektar++ source (.tar.bz2) 5.0.0 46 MB nektar-5.0.0.tar.bz2
Nektar++ source (.tar.gz) 5.0.0 50 MB nektar-5.0.0.tar.gz

For earlier versions, see the list at the bottom of the page.

Package repositories

Binary packages are available for a number of Linux distributions.

Debian/Ubuntu

  1. Install our apt key to allow packages to be verified:
    ​apt-get update && apt-get install wget gpg
    wget http://www.nektar.info/nektar-apt.gpg -O - | apt-key add -
  2. Create a file nektar.list in /etc/apt/sources.list.d with the appropriate URL from the Table 1 below.
  3. Ensure the non-free component is available for your main Debian repository in
    /etc/apt/source.list.
    For example,
    deb http://deb.debian.org/debian buster main non-free
  4. Finally, install the code:
    apt-get update && apt-get install nektar++
OSVersionURL
DebianUnstabledeb http://www.nektar.info/debian-sid sid contrib
DebianBullseye (11.x)deb http://www.nektar.info/debian-bullseye bullseye contrib
Debian Buster (10.x)deb http://www.nektar.info/debian-buster buster contrib
DebianStretch (9.x)deb http://www.nektar.info/debian-stretch stretch contrib
DebianJessie (8.x)deb http://www.nektar.info/debian-jessie jessie contrib
UbuntuBionic (18.04)deb http://www.nektar.info/ubuntu-bionic bionic contrib
UbuntuXenial (16.04)deb http://www.nektar.info/ubuntu-xenial xenial contrib
UbuntuTrusty (14.04)deb http://www.nektar.info/ubuntu-trusty trusty contrib
Table 1: APT source lines for Deb-based package repositories

All Versions

User guide (.pdf) 5.0.0 6 MB user-guide-5.0.0.pdf
Nektar++ source (.zip) 5.0.0 53 MB nektar-5.0.0.zip
Nektar++ source (.tar.xz) 5.0.0 39 MB nektar-5.0.0.tar.xz
Nektar++ source (.tar.bz2) 5.0.0 46 MB nektar-5.0.0.tar.bz2
Nektar++ source (.tar.gz) 5.0.0 50 MB nektar-5.0.0.tar.gz
User Guide (.pdf) 4.4.1 7 MB user-guide-4.4.1.pdf
Nektar++ source (.zip) 4.4.1 43 MB nektar-4.4.1.zip
Nektar++ source (.tar.xz) 4.4.1 35 MB nektar-4.4.1.tar.xz
Nektar++ source (.tar.bz2) 4.4.1 39 MB nektar-4.4.1.tar.bz2
Nektar++ source (.tar.gz) 4.4.1 41 MB nektar-4.4.1.tar.gz
User guide (.pdf) 4.4.0 7 MB user-guide-4.4.0.pdf
Nektar++ source (.zip) 4.4.0 43 MB nektar-4.4.0.zip
Nektar++ source (.tar.xz) 4.4.0 34 MB nektar-4.4.0.tar.xz
Nektar++ source (.tar.bz2) 4.4.0 39 MB nektar-4.4.0.tar.bz2
Nektar++ source (.tar.gz) 4.4.0 41 MB nektar-4.4.0.tar.gz
User guide (.pdf) 4.3.5 7 MB user-guide-4.3.5.pdf
Nektar++ source (.zip) 4.3.5 41 MB nektar-4.3.5.zip
Nektar++ source (.tar.xz) 4.3.5 33 MB nektar-4.3.5.tar.xz
Nektar++ source (.tar.bz2) 4.3.5 37 MB nektar-4.3.5.tar.bz2
Nektar++ source (.tar.gz) 4.3.5 39 MB nektar-4.3.5.tar.gz
User guide (.pdf) 4.3.4 7 MB user-guide-4.3.4.pdf
Nektar++ source (.zip) 4.3.4 41 MB nektar-4.3.4.zip
Nektar++ source (.tar.xz) 4.3.4 33 MB nektar-4.3.4.tar.xz
Nektar++ source (.tar.bz2) 4.3.4 37 MB nektar-4.3.4.tar.bz2
Nektar++ source (.tar.gz) 4.3.4 39 MB nektar-4.3.4.tar.gz
User Guide (.pdf) 4.3.3 7 MB user-guide-4.3.3.pdf
Nektar++ source (.zip) 4.3.3 41 MB nektar-4.3.3.zip
Nektar++ source (.tar.xz) 4.3.3 33 MB nektar-4.3.3.tar.xz
Nektar++ source (.tar.bz2) 4.3.3 37 MB nektar-4.3.3.tar.bz2
Nektar++ source (.tar.gz) 4.3.3 39 MB nektar-4.3.3.tar.gz
User guide (.pdf) 4.3.2 7 MB user-guide-4.3.2.pdf
Nektar++ source (.zip) 4.3.2 41 MB nektar-4.3.2.zip
Nektar++ source (.tar.xz) 4.3.2 33 MB nektar-4.3.2.tar.xz
Nektar++ source (.tar.bz2) 4.3.2 37 MB nektar-4.3.2.tar.bz2
Nektar++ source (.tar.gz) 4.3.2 39 MB nektar-4.3.2.tar.gz
User Guide (pdf) 4.3.1 7 MB user-guide-4.3.1.pdf
Nektar++ source (.zip) 4.3.1 41 MB nektar-4.3.1.zip
Nektar++ source (.tar.xz) 4.3.1 33 MB nektar-4.3.1.tar.xz
Nektar++ source (.tar.bz2) 4.3.1 38 MB nektar-4.3.1.tar.bz2
Nektar++ source (.tar.gz) 4.3.1 39 MB nektar-4.3.1.tar.gz
User Guide (pdf) 4.3.0 7 MB user-guide-4.3.0.pdf
Nektar++ source (.zip) 4.3.0 41 MB nektar-4.3.0.zip
Nektar++ source (.tar.xz) 4.3.0 33 MB nektar-4.3.0.tar.xz
Nektar++ source (.tar.bz2) 4.3.0 37 MB nektar-4.3.0.tar.bz2
Nektar++ source (.tar.gz) 4.3.0 39 MB nektar-4.3.0.tar.gz
Nektar++ source (.tar.xz) 4.2.0 66 MB nektar-4.2.0.tar.xz
Nektar++ source (.tar.gz) 4.2.0 39 MB nektar-4.2.0.tar.gz
Nektar++ source (.tar.bz2) 4.2.0 37 MB nektar-4.2.0.tar.bz2
Nektar++ source (.zip) 4.2.0 41 MB nektar-4.2.0.zip
User Guide (pdf) 4.2.0 7 MB user-guide-4.2.0.pdf
Nektar++ source (.tar.xz) 4.1.0 66 MB nektar-4.1.0.tar.xz
Nektar++ source (.tar.gz) 4.1.0 39 MB nektar-4.1.0.tar.gz
Nektar++ source (.tar.bz2) 4.1.0 37 MB nektar-4.1.0.tar.bz2
Nektar++ source (.zip) 4.1.0 41 MB nektar-4.1.0.zip
User guide (.pdf) 4.1.0 7 MB user-guide-4.1.0.pdf
Nektar++ source (.tar.gz) 4.0.1 36 MB nektar-4.0.1.tar.gz
Nektar++ source (.tar.bz2) 4.0.1 34 MB nektar-4.0.1.tar.bz2
Nektar++ source (.tar.xz) 4.0.1 30 MB nektar-4.0.1.tar.xz
Nektar++ source (.zip) 4.0.1 37 MB nektar-4.0.1.zip
User guide (.pdf) 4.0.1 6 MB user-guide-4.0.1.pdf
User Guide (pdf) 4.0.0 6 MB user-guide-4.0.0.pdf
Nektar++ source (.tar.xz) 4.0.0 30 MB nektar-4.0.0.tar.xz
Nektar++ source (.zip) 4.0.0 37 MB nektar-4.0.0.zip
Nektar++source (.tar.bz2) 4.0.0 33 MB nektar-4.0.0.tar.bz2
Nektar++ source (.tar.gz) 4.0.0 35 MB nektar-4.0.0.tar.gz