The Molecular Evolution Lab Macquarie University, Sydney

PartitionFinder is free open source software to select best-fit partitioning schemes and models of molecular evolution for phylogenetic analyses. Most of the lab's coding output currently goes into PartitionFinder. For other projects, please see Rob's GitHub page. To download PartitionFinder, just click the links below for your system (Linux? see the FAQs).

PF for Windows

v1.1.1 for Windows

PF for Windows
PF for Macs

v1.1.1 for Mac OS X

PF for Macs

Google Group

Questions, suggestions, problems, or feedback? Visit the google group.


A detailed step-by-step tutorial is here.


Here's a copy of the latest PartitionFinder manual


Try the PartitionFinder FAQs if you're stuck and the manual doesn't help.

+61 428 580158
Department of Biological Sciences,
Faculty of Science, Macquarie University,
NSW 2109, Australia
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