Molecular Modeling programs on different platforms - table correct?
baumert at uni-muenster.de
Mon Sep 16 07:33:20 EST 1996
In article <51cnf2$mr0 at gap.cco.caltech.edu>, mathog at seqaxp.bio.caltech.edu
> MIPS ---DEC Alpha---- Intel
> What SGI DU WNT Windows GraphicsType
> Biosym Yes No* No* No* GL
> Grasp Yes No No No GL
> MidasPlus Yes No No No GL
> molmol Yes Yes No No X11
> O Yes No No No GL
> rasmol Yes Yes ? Yes X11/Windows
> Setor Yes No No No GL
> VMD Yes No No No GL
> XtalView Yes Yes No No GL/X11
> * Separately licensed "Axxess" product lets Biosym run as an X11 client.
> Kind of amazing to me that more of these have not been ported to other
> platforms, for instance Alpha/Linux or WNT. Looks like the only really
> portable one is Rasmol. In terms of horsepower the SGIs are at least twice
> as expensive as these alternatives. I guess the ports will only come when
> the grants start coming back marked with "buy cheaper platforms".
Well, at least molmol, rasmol, and XtalView are available for Linux.
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