Molecular Modeling and Viewing programs

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 ChemSymphony  +      +      ?      +     Java      Java            Commercial   ChemSymphony
 Chimera       +      +      +      -     Python    OpenGL          Academic     Chimera
 Coot          +      +      -      -     C,C++     OpenGL          Academic     coot
 Entrez/Cn3D   +      +      +      +     C,C++     NCBI toolkit    Government   Cn3D
 gOpenMol      +      +      -      -     ?         OpenGL          Academic     gOpenMol
 Grasp2        -      +      -      -     ?         OpenGL          Academic     GRASP2 
 Insight II    +      +      -      -     ?         OpenGL          Commercial   Insight II (part of Accelrys's Discovery Studio
 Jmol          +      +      +      +     Java      Java            Free         Jmol
 MolDen        +      +      +      -     C,Fortran X11/Windows/Mac Academic     MolDen
 molmol        +      +      -      -     C         OpenGL          Academic     MolMol 
 NOC           +      +      +      +     C++       OpenGL          Academic     NOC
 O             +      +      +      ?     C         OpenGL          Academic     O
 Pymol         +      +      +      +     Python    OpenGL          Commercial   Pymol
 rasmol        +      +      +      +     C         X11/Windows/Mac Academic     RasMol
 SPDBV      (Wine)    +      +      +     C         OpenGL          Academic      SPDBV (Swiss PDB Viewer, AKA DeepView)
 VMD           +      +      +      +     ?         OpenGL          Academic     VMD
 Whatif        ?      ?      ?      ?     ?         OpenGL/X11      Commercial   WhatIf
 XtalView      +      -      -      -     ?         OpenGL?         Academic     XtalView  
 Yasara View   +      +      +      -     ?         OpenGL          Academic     Yasara View

Last revised: 23-SEP-2009