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VMD - Visual Molecular Dynamics Alternatives

VMD - Visual Molecular Dynamics is described as 'VMD is a molecular visualization program for displaying, animating, and analyzing large biomolecular systems using 3-D graphics and built-in scripting' and is an app. There are five alternatives to VMD - Visual Molecular Dynamics for Mac, Windows, Linux and Wine. The best alternative is UCSF Chimera, which is free. Other great apps like VMD - Visual Molecular Dynamics are Jmol, Rasmol, pymol and RasTop.

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  • FreeOpen Source
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  1. UCSF Chimera icon

    UCSF Chimera

    • FreeProprietary
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    UCSF Chimera is a highly extensible program for interactive visualization and analysis of molecular structures and related data

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    Jmol

    • FreeOpen Source
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    Jmol is a free, open source molecule viewer for students, educators, and researchers in chemistry and biochemistry. It is cross-platform, running on Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux/Unix systems.

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    Acetic acid using CPK colors and spacefilled atoms.


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    Rasmol

    • FreeOpen Source
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    RasMol is a computer program written for molecular graphics visualization intended and used primarily for the depiction and exploration of biological macromolecule structures, such as those found in the Protein Data Bank.

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    Image export options
  4. pymol

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    PyMOL is a powerful and comprehensive molecular visualization product for rendering and animating 3D molecular structures.

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    RasTop

    • FreeOpen Source
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    • Wine

    RasTop is a molecular visualization software adapted from the program RasMol, which was initially developed by Roger Sayle. RasTop is particularly adapted for educational purposes and for the rapid analysis of macromolecules at the bench.

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