NIST MS Search Program

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What's New in the NIST MS Search Program v.2.0g

This is a brief list of the new features in MS Search v.2.0g available from distributors with NIST 11.

Updates to NIST MS Search v2.0g are available through distributors. Updates to v.2.0f can be downloaded from this site

These are software updates. The NIST/EPA/NIH Mass Spectral Library is NOT included in any of these downloads. A copy of the NIST/EPA/NIH Mass Specral Library (NIST 11) is only available from distributors.

NIST MS Update Download Page

Demo version of MS Search and AMDIS

A demo version of the NIST MS Search Software version 2.0f and AMDIS (Automated Mass Spectral Deconvolution and Identification System) with a sample MS Databases is available. AMDIS can also be downloaded separately.


The NIST MS Search User Guide is available as a PDF file for version 08 and version 11.

Support Programs

Library conversion tool (LIB2NIST)


EPA Tandem Mass Spectrometry Starter Library of Environmentally Relevant Compounds

Instrument Specific Information

ChemStation Information

Third Party Compatibility Issues

External Site(s)

“Little” Mass Spec and Sailing