Conversion of multiple sequence alignment file formats

Working on a multiple sequence alignment project, I wanted to calculate a distance matrix from a MSA dataset generated by progressiveMauve. The MSA file is in xmfa format. I could not find a tool that calculates a distance matrix directly from the xmfa file, so I searched for conversion utilities to other MSA formats, such as phylip, maf, or msa. This biostars forum entry always came out at top but the links provided there are dead. [Read More]