JChemPaint Alternatives

    JChemPaint is described as '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' and is an app in the Education & Reference category. There are six alternatives to JChemPaint for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is Marvin, which is free. Other great apps like JChemPaint are BKchem (Free, Open Source), XDrawChem (Free, Open Source), ACD/ChemSketch (Free Personal) and ChemDoodle (Paid).

    This page was last updated Oct 24, 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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    2. 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.

      Discontinued

      The last release was in 2010.



      • 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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      • 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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      • iPad
      If you are looking for a chemical sketcher or an alternative to your current chemical drawing application, there is no better choice than ChemDoodle.
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      Utility for processing, structuring, and drawing chemical data.
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