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XDrawChem Alternatives

XDrawChem is described as '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' and is an app in the education & reference category. There are more than 10 alternatives to XDrawChem for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, iPhone and iPad. The best alternative is Chemaxon Marvin, which is free. Other great apps like XDrawChem are Avogadro, BKchem, JChemPaint and ACD/ChemSketch.

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  1. Chemaxon Marvin icon

    Chemaxon Marvin

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
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    • Linux
    15 alternatives to Chemaxon Marvin 

    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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    The co-factor NAD in 2D format in Marvin.
  2. Avogadro icon

    Avogadro

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    12 alternatives to Avogadro 

    Avogadro is an advanced molecule editor and visualizer designed for cross-platform use in computational chemistry, molecular modeling, bioinformatics, materials science, and related areas.

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    A simple molecule in a small Avogadro window.


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    BKchem

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    12 alternatives to BKchem 

    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.

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    Discontinued

    The last release was in 2010.

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    JChemPaint

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    7 alternatives to JChemPaint 

    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. There is a standalone application (editor), and two varieties of applet (editor and viewer) that...

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  5. ACD/ChemSketch icon

    ACD/ChemSketch

    • Windows
    • Wine
    13 alternatives to ACD/ChemSketch 

    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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    ChemDoodle

    • Mac
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    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    8 alternatives to ChemDoodle 

    If you are looking for a chemical sketcher or an alternative to your current chemical drawing application, there is no better choice than ChemDoodle. ChemDoodle works on all operating systems (both 32 and 64 bit), has one of the largest feature sets in the industry, has the most...

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  7. ChemDraw icon

    ChemDraw

    • Mac
    • Windows
    14 alternatives to ChemDraw 

    Communicate with the natural language of chemical structures, biological pathways, and models

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    ChemJuice Grande

    • iPhone
    • iPad
    9 alternatives to ChemJuice Grande 

    What's your favorite molecule? With ChemJuice, chemical structure drawing is now at your fingertips.

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    This app doesn't have any features at the moment.
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    Ghemical

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    6 alternatives to Ghemical 

    Ghemical is computational chemistry package, which is licensed under GNU GPL . The ghemical authors are listed here .

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    The graphical user interface, and an example molecule (acetylsalicylic acid)
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    Molsketch

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    8 alternatives to Molsketch 

    A 2D molecular editing tool for GNU/Linux, Mac OS X and Windows. Its goal is to help you draw molecules quick and easily. Of course your creations can be exported afterwards in high quality in a number of vector and bitmap formats.

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    1.  Ad-freeMolsketch doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    2.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in Molsketch without registration.
    3.  Dark ModeMolsketch supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    4.  LightweightMolsketch consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    5.  Works OfflineMolsketch can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
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