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[*] posted on 26-3-2017 at 14:30
Favorite chemical drawing programs?


I've been using http://anonym.to/http://py-chemist.com/mol2chemfig lately but I'm wondering what other people like to use?
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[*] posted on 27-3-2017 at 11:06


Back when I had my laptop I used MarvinSketch. It's a free download.

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[*] posted on 27-3-2017 at 11:25


On an i-phone, I use an app called 'Elemental'. It's a bit annoying to use however as the controls can be finicky at times.

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/elemental/id518655328?mt=8
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[*] posted on 27-3-2017 at 21:11


I use chemsketch for drawing molecules. It does scientific apparatus as well. One problem is that it does not show multiple bonds well -- and this is a problem when I am presenting something to students.
So the other one I use is Avogadro. In reality they are quite similar and equally easy to use. I always get the feeling that chemsketch is more powerful. (I am sure that it is true if I had invested in a paid version.)
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[*] posted on 28-3-2017 at 09:54


I´ve used a few softwares for molecule drawing so far. In my opinion Chemdraw is the most versatile one. However, it is not a freeware. :)



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[*] posted on 28-3-2017 at 14:06


I use BIOVA Draw 2016, mostly because it's free. That being said, I don't actually know how to properly use it- I still can't figure out how it handles electron arrows, for example.



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