ChemDoodle Alternatives

    ChemDoodle is described as 'If you are looking for a chemical sketcher or an alternative to your current chemical drawing application, there is no better choice than ChemDoodle' and is an app in the Education & Reference category. There are seven alternatives to ChemDoodle for Windows, Mac, Linux and Wine. The best alternative is Marvin, which is free. Other great apps like ChemDoodle are BKchem (Free, Open Source), JChemPaint (Free, Open Source), ACD/ChemSketch (Free Personal) and XDrawChem (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 22, 2021

    1. Marvin suite is a chemically intelligent desktop toolkit built to help you draw, edit, publish, render, import and export your chemical structures and as well as allowing you to convert between various chemical and graphical file formats.
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      Because it has a wide toolbox to manipulate chemical structures, it's free and it's easy of use.
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      • FreeOpen Source
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      BKChem is a free (as in free software :o) chemical drawing program. It was conceived and written by Beda Kosata and is currently maintained by Reinis Danne.


      • FreeOpen Source
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      JChemPaint is an editor and viewer for chemical structures in 2D. It is free and open source software, written in Java and so it runs on Windows, Mac OS X, Linux and Unix systems.
      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Windows
      • Wine
      ACD/ChemSketch is a chemically intelligent drawing interface that allows you to draw almost any chemical structure including organics, organometallics, polymers, and Markush structures. Use it to produce professional looking structures and diagrams for reports and publications.
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      • FreeOpen Source
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      XDrawChem is a free software program for drawing chemical structural formulas, available for Unix and Mac OS. It is distributed under the GNU GPL. In Microsoft Windows this program is called WinDrawChem.

      Discontinued

      Last release (1.10.2-1) was in January 2017.

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      Utility for processing, structuring, and drawing chemical data.
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    2. "MedChem Designer 3.0 is a free chemical structure drawing program. MedChem Designer can open SMILES, SDF, MOL, CSK, and RXN file types. Up to 32 compounds can be displayed in one window. Images can be exported in SMILES, SD, MOL, CQF, bitmap, JPG, or PNG formats.
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