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Installation of Open Babel is intended to be very easy on any platform.
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Open Babel is available for Windows, Linux and MacOSX.
  
=='''[http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=40728 Download Open Babel Now]'''==
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For [[Windows]] and [[Macintosh]], installation mainly involves downloading a file and (sometimes) running the installer program.
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<h3 style="background:#FFC435;margin:-2px;padding:4px;"> ''Windows'' </h3>
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* '''OpenBabelGUI'''
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: Provides a graphical user interface for Open Babel, as well as a command-line interface. '''This is what most users are looking for.'''
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:: Download v2.4.1 Installer [http://sourceforge.net/projects/openbabel/files/openbabel/2.4.1/OpenBabel-2.4.1.exe/download 64-bit] [http://sourceforge.net/projects/openbabel/files/openbabel/2.4.1/OpenBabel-2.4.1-x86.exe/download 32-bit]
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:: [http://openbabel.org/docs/2.3.1/GUI/GUI.html Documentation]
  
For Linux and other UNIX-like operating systems, there are sometimes packages available, or you can [[Install (source code)|install from the source code]].
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* '''[http://open-babel.readthedocs.org/en/latest/UseTheLibrary/Python.html Python module]''' (requires OpenBabelGUI above)
* [http://packages.debian.org/openbabel Debian]
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: Provides access to the Open Babel libraries from Python. The current version is 1.7.
* [http://fedoraproject.org/extras/development/i386/repodata/repoview/openbabel-0-2.0.2-3.fc6.html Fedora 6]
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* '''[http://open-babel.readthedocs.org/en/latest/UseTheLibrary/Java.html Java library]''' (requires OpenBabelGUI above)
* [http://rpmfind.net/linux/rpm2html/search.php?query=openbabel&submit=Search+... Other RPM packages]
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: Provides access to the Open Babel libraries from Java.
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* '''[http://open-babel.readthedocs.org/en/latest/UseTheLibrary/CSharp.html OBDotNet assembly]''' (requires OpenBabelGUI above)
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: Provides access to the Open Babel libraries from .NET languages.
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''The following options are only recommended for experienced developers.''
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* '''Compile from source'''
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:: [http://sourceforge.net/projects/openbabel/files/openbabel/2.4.1/openbabel-2-4-1.tar.gz/download Download 2.4.1 stable release]
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:: or [[Git | Get latest development code]]
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:: [http://open-babel.readthedocs.org/en/latest/Installation/install.html#compiling-open-babel Compile instructions]
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:: Open Babel can be compiled using any of MSVC++, Cygwin or MinGW
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<h3 style="background:#FFC435;margin:-2px;padding:4px;"> ''Linux'' </h3>
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* '''Compile from source'''
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: Compile Open Babel:
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:: [http://sourceforge.net/projects/openbabel/files/openbabel/2.4.1/openbabel-2-4-1.tar.gz/download Download 2.4.1 stable release]
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:: or [[Git | Get latest development code (today)]]
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:: [http://open-babel.readthedocs.org/en/latest/Installation/install.html#compiling-open-babel How to compile]
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:: How to use [http://open-babel.readthedocs.org/en/latest/Command-line_tools/babel.html obabel]
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:: [http://openbabel.org/docs/latest/UseTheLibrary/intro.html How to develop with Open Babel]
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: Scripting language modules:
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:: [http://openbabel.org/docs/latest/UseTheLibrary/Perl.html Perl], [http://openbabel.org/docs/latest/UseTheLibrary/Python.html Python], [http://openbabel.org/docs/latest/UseTheLibrary/Ruby.html Ruby], [http://openbabel.org/docs/latest/UseTheLibrary/Java.html Java], [http://openbabel.org/docs/latest/UseTheLibrary/CSharp.html Mono]
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* '''Install a binary package'''
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: Several Linux distributions provide binary packages. Some of these are more up-to-date than others.
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:: [http://packages.debian.org/openbabel Debian], Fedora, Ubuntu
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:: [http://rpmfind.net/linux/rpm2html/search.php?query=openbabel&submit=Search+... Other RPM packages]
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: Binary packages for scripting language modules may be named 'openbabel-perl', 'openbabel-python' or 'python-openbabel'
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: A snap package is available which works on Ubuntu 16.04 (at least): ''snap install openbabel''
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<h3 style="background:#FFC435;margin:-2px;padding:4px;"> ''MacOSX'' </h3>
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There are several ways to install Open Babel on MacOSX:
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* With Conda, ''conda install openbabel''
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* With HomeBrew, ''brew install open-babel''
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* '''[[Install (source_code)| Compile the source code]]'''
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: Compile Open Babel using clang or gcc
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Once installed, you may wish to try '''[http://www.macinchem.org/ibabel/ iBabel]''', a graphical interface to Open Babel.
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Revision as of 14:12, 16 October 2016

Open Babel is available for Windows, Linux and MacOSX.


Windows

  • OpenBabelGUI
Provides a graphical user interface for Open Babel, as well as a command-line interface. This is what most users are looking for.
Download v2.4.1 Installer 64-bit 32-bit
Documentation
Provides access to the Open Babel libraries from Python. The current version is 1.7.
Provides access to the Open Babel libraries from Java.
Provides access to the Open Babel libraries from .NET languages.


The following options are only recommended for experienced developers.

  • Compile from source
Download 2.4.1 stable release
or Get latest development code
Compile instructions
Open Babel can be compiled using any of MSVC++, Cygwin or MinGW

Linux

  • Compile from source
Compile Open Babel:
Download 2.4.1 stable release
or Get latest development code (today)
How to compile
How to use obabel
How to develop with Open Babel
Scripting language modules:
Perl, Python, Ruby, Java, Mono
or
  • Install a binary package
Several Linux distributions provide binary packages. Some of these are more up-to-date than others.
Debian, Fedora, Ubuntu
Other RPM packages
Binary packages for scripting language modules may be named 'openbabel-perl', 'openbabel-python' or 'python-openbabel'
A snap package is available which works on Ubuntu 16.04 (at least): snap install openbabel

MacOSX

There are several ways to install Open Babel on MacOSX:

Compile Open Babel using clang or gcc

Once installed, you may wish to try iBabel, a graphical interface to Open Babel.

Subcategories

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Pages in category "Installation"

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