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Software to display and manipulate isolated molecules and periodic systems

"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.



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Janet Casey

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24 January 2005

Leaders and contributors

Sean Fleming Maintainer

Resources and communication

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Software prerequisites

Weak prerequisiteImageMagick (for rendering and subsequent image viewing)
Weak prerequisiteImageMagick and mpeg2encode (both for rendered animations)
Weak prerequisitePOVRay
Required to buildGTK+
Weak prerequisiteGULP (for molecule minimization)
Weak prerequisiteBabel (to load certain filetypes such as PDB)


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