The latest development sources are available on GitHub.

The latest release of Meep is version 1.3 which can be downloaded from:

Meep is free software under the GNU GPL.

Refer to the Release Notes to see what's new in this version, and be sure to read the Installation manual for how to compile and install it.

Please subscribe to the meep-announce mailing list to receive notifications when new versions are released:

Meep on Amazon Web Services (AWS)

The latest version of Meep preinstalled on Ubuntu can be accessed for free on Amazon Web Services (AWS) Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) as an Amazon Machine Image (AMI) provided by Simpetus.

Precompiled Meep packages for Ubuntu

Precompiled packages of Meep are available for Ubuntu as meep. The Ubuntu 16.10 package is available in the science repository. We highly recommend using Ubuntu as the Meep software and all of its dependencies can be installed using just one line:

sudo apt-get install meep h5utils

You can also install the parallel version of Meep which is based on Open-MPI using:

sudo apt-get install meep-mpi-default

Python User Interface

A native Python user interface for Meep is currently under development by Simpetus.

A non-native version was developed by the Photonics Research Group at Ghent University, in particular thanks to Emmanuel Lambert, Martin Fiers, Shavkat Nizamov, Martijn Tassaert, Peter Bienstman, and Wim Bogaerts. This project is now maintained by Filip Dominec.