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.

  • The JmolApplet is a web browser applet that can be integrated into web pages.
  • The Jmol application is a standalone Java application that runs on the desktop.
  • The JmolViewer is a development tool kit that can be integrated into other Java applications.

Key Features of Jmol:

  • Applet, Application, and Systems Integration Component
    • The JmolApplet is a web browser applet that can be integrated into web pages. It is ideal for development of web-based courseware and web-accessible chemical databases.
    • The Jmol application is a standalone Java application that runs on the desktop.
    • The JmolViewer can be integrated as a component into other Java applications.
  • Multi-language
    • Translated into multiple languages: Catalan (ca), Chinese (both zh_CN and zh_TW) Czech (cs), Dutch (nl), French (fr), German (de), Hungarian (hu), Italian (it), Korean (ko), Portuguese – Brazil (pt_BR), Spanish (es), Turkish (tr), (in addition to the native American English, en-US, and British English, en-GB).
    • Automatically adopts the language of the user’s operating system, if it is among the translations available. You can change to another language if desired.
  • Cross-platform
    • Windows
    • Mac OS X
    • Linux / Unix
  • Supports all major web browsers: Internet Explorer, Mozilla and Firefox, Safari, Google Chrome, Opera, Konqueror, IceWeasel, …
  • High-performance 3D rendering with no hardware requirements
  • Animations
  • Vibrations
  • Surfaces
  • Orbitals
  • Support for unit cell and symmetry operations
  • Schematic shapes for secondary structures in biomolecules
  • Measurements
    • distance
    • angle
    • torsion angle
  • Support for RasMol/Chime scripting language
  • JavaScript support library
  • Exports to jpg, png, gif, ppm, pdf, POV-Ray, Gaussian, Maya, vrml, x3d, idtf, web page.

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