Jmol 14.0.8 / 14.1.8 Beta

An Open Source and free (bio)molecular viewer applet and application for Linux systems
Jmol is an open source, cross-platform and free graphical software that has been originally designed to act as molecular viewer for 3D chemical structures. It runs in four standalone modes: as a HTML5 web app, a Java program, a Java applet, and a "headless" server-side component.

Jmol supports all major web browsers, including Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Opera, and Safari. It provides high-performance 3D rendering without requiring any high-end hardware, exports to JPG, PNG, GIF, PDF, WRL, OBJ, and POV-Ray formats, supports basic unit-cells, support RasMol/Chime scripting language, as well as JavaScript library.

Among other features, we can mention extremely low footprint, complete crystallographic symmetry capability, ability to load many surface formats. reads over 60 file formats, generates highly compressed surface files, it’s platform-independent, supporting Linux, Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X operating systems.

last updated on:
February 15th, 2014, 18:20 GMT
developed by:
Egon Willighagen and Michael Howard
license type:
LGPL (GNU Lesser General Public License) 
ROOT \ Science and Engineering \ Bioinformatics


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What's New in version 14.1.8 Beta
  • new feature - set cartoonRibose:
  • draws in ribose rings, with facets showing puckering
  • connects via C4'-C5'-O5'-P explicitly
  • shows C3'-O3' for reference.
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