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XMakemol is a mouse-based program, written using the LessTif widget set, for viewing and manipulating atomic and other chemical systems. It reads XYZ input and renders atoms, bonds and hydrogen bonds.
Features include:

- Animating multiple frame files
- Interactive measurement of bond lengths, bond angles and torsion angles
- Control over atom/bond sizes
- Exporting to Xpm, Encapsulated PostScript and XYZ formats
- Toggling the visibility of groups of atoms
- Editing the positions of subsets of atoms


User guide available in HTML format from


Download version 5.15 (stable)
released on 11 March 2005



LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2orlaterJanet Casey14 June 2005

Leaders and contributors

Matt Hodges Maintainer

Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Support Mailing List Info/Archive
Bug Tracking VCS Repository Webview
Developer VCS Repository Webview
Help Mailing List Info/Archive
Bug Tracking Mailing List Info/Archive

Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Required to build lesstif
Required to build xfree86

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 14 June 2005.


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