Free ChemDraw Alternatives
The best free alternative to ChemDraw is Marvin. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to ChemDraw and ten of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to ChemDraw are BKchem (Free, Open Source), XDrawChem (Free, Open Source), JChemPaint (Free, Open Source) and MollyCule (Free, Open Source).
- 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. View 11 alternatives to BKchem
- Free • Open Source
BKchem vs ChemDrawVery usefull software. You can paste images created with BKChem in a text processor or another open source graphical software like InkScape.BKchem is an old attempt at replacing some of ChemDraw's functionality. It succeeded partially in providing some of ChemDraw's very core chemical structure drawing features. Unfortunately, BKchem has seen no new development since 2010, leaving it in limbo.
- ACD/ChemSketch is a chemically intelligent drawing interface that allows you to draw almost any chemical structure including organics, organometallics, polymers, and Markush... View 12 alternatives to ACD/ChemSketch
- Free Personal • Proprietary
ACD/ChemSketch vs ChemDrawA good alternative to ChemDraw in very limited circumstances: 1) you need it on Windows only, 2) You don't have to collaborate with ChemDraw users, 3) You don't mind looking at a confusing, dated interface. Otherwise, fine.
- Cool Chemistry Tool - educational app for Students. View 13 alternatives to ChemikNo screenshots yet
- Freemium • Proprietary
- Android Tablet
Chemik vs ChemDrawIt is not possible to draw chemical structuresChemDraw is specifically intended for drawing chemical structures to include in documents, presentations and beyond. Chemik is specifically not intended for that and therefore can't be a replacement. (Also, the Chemik website has an explainer Youtube video which is blocked in Denmark on copyright grounds - very useful!)