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"GDIS' is a GTK/OpenGL based program for displaying isolated molecules, periodic systems, and crystalline habits. It also acts as a GUI to packages such as GAMESS, GULP, and POVRay to provide energy minimizations and publication quality rendering.


User manual available in HTML format from


Download version 0.86 (beta)
released on 26 August 2004

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GPLv2orlaterJanet Casey24 January 2005

Leaders and contributors

Sean Fleming Maintainer

Resources and communication

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Bug Tracking,Developer,Help,Support Mailing List Info/Archive

Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Weak prerequisite ImageMagick and mpeg2encode (both for rendered animations)
Weak prerequisite POVRay
Weak prerequisite ImageMagick (for rendering and subsequent image viewing)
Weak prerequisite GULP (for molecule minimization)
Weak prerequisite Babel (to load certain filetypes such as PDB)
Required to build GTK+

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 23 January 2008.


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