Supported Applications


  • Description

    an advanced molecule editor and visualizer designed for cross-platform use in computational chemistry, molecular modeling, bioinformatics, materials science, and related areas. It offers flexible high quality rendering and a powerful plugin architecture.

  • Installation

    Use the following command to install this title with the CLI client: $ sbgrid-cli install avogadro Copy to clipboard
  • Primary Citation*

    M. D. Hanwell, D. E. Curtis, D. C. Lonie, T. Vandermeersch, E. Zurek, and G. R. Hutchison. 2012. Avogadro: An advanced semantic chemical editor, visualization, and analysis platform. Journal of Cheminformatics. 4(1): 17.

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  • Citation Note

    In addition to citing the paper listed below, please make sure you cite the particular version of Avogadro you use by citing as follows: "Avogadro: an open-source molecular builder and visualization tool. Version 1.XX. http://avogadro.openmolecules.net/
  • Keywords

    Computational Chemistry

  • Default Versions

    Linux 64:  1.2.0
    OS X INTEL:  1.1.0

  • Other Versions

      Linux 64:

      1.97.0, 1.1.0, 1.0.3
    • OS X INTEL:

  • Developers

    Geoff Hutchison