Download mothur

Mothur’s source and executables are now available on github.

Downloading an executable version of mothur is the easiest and fastest way to get started. Please join the mothur email list. This is a newsletter format so you will only receive an email from us about once a month or so.


  • Mac Version requires OSX 10.9 or higher

Pat’s example analyses to get you started

Source Code for previous versions

Versions before 1.35.0 only include the source and are provided below. Please note that the wiki documentation only reflects the options available in current version of mothur. You likely want the most recent version of mothur which is avaialble on github.