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 nine alternatives to XDrawChem for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, iPhone and iPad. The best alternative is Avogadro, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like XDrawChem are Marvin (Free), BKchem (Free, Open Source), JChemPaint (Free, Open Source) and ACD/ChemSketch (Free Personal).

    This page was last updated Sep 23, 2021

      • FreeOpen Source
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      Avogadro is a free, fantastically easy to use molecule editor. Because this editor is cross platform and light on computer resources, you know you can run it when and where you need it.
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    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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      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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      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.
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      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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      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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      What's your favorite molecule? With ChemJuice, chemical structure drawing is now at your fingertips.
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      • FreeProprietary
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      Ghemical is computational chemistry package, which is licensed under GNU GPL . The ghemical authors are listed here .
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