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C/C++ molec.modelling graphics libs. ??

Raja Elhayek relhayek at sd.znet.com
Tue Mar 4 14:50:44 EST 1997

nsr2 wrote:
> Could someone please point me in the right direction to where I can get
> shareware molecular modelling graphics libraries written in C or C++ to
> run on UNIX - Xwindows (SUN or SG)?? The libraries should allow me
> to display the molecules as well as providing calls to the mouse for
> manipulating the model.
> I have come across sites possesing molecular modelling packages written
> in fortran that comes with source code. However I am having great
> difficulty finding any that are available in C or C++.
> Would it be worthwile to develop molecular modelling software in
> FORTRAN, since the source code for such packages appears to be more
> readily available ??
> This request for information is purely for academic purposes (as part
> of a PhD project) and would be grateful for any help/ pointers that
> anyone can give me.  Thanks very much
> Nithin
> nsr2 at le.ac.uk

Try the Molecular Graphics Visualisation tool (RasMol 2.5) you can get
it from Glaxo Research & Development, UK with its manual and full C code
it runs on different platforms and you can manipulate the model with the
mouse.  It is free.


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