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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 Macintosh.
  
=='''[http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=40728 Download Open Babel Now]'''==
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__NOTOC__
  
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]] -- *recommended*'''
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: A graphical user interface for Open Babel, as well as the libraries and a command-line interface.
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* '''[[Install_(PythonWindows) | Python module]]'''
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: If you want to access the Open Babel libraries from Python.
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* '''[[Install_(Cygwin) | Compile under Cygwin]]'''
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: If you like a challenge, you can try compiling Open Babel using Cygwin.
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* '''[[Install_(MinGW) | Compile under MinGW]]'''
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: [Not recommended] You may succeed in compiling Open Babel using MinGW.
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</div>
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<h3 style="background:#FFC435;margin:-2px;padding:4px;"> ''Linux'' </h3>
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* '''[[Install_(source code) | Compile under Linux]]'''
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: Compile Open Babel, and optionally the Perl and Python bindings.
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* '''Install a binary package'''
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: Several Linux distributions provide binary packages:
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: [http://packages.debian.org/openbabel Debian]
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: [http://fedoraproject.org/extras/6/ Fedora 6]
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: [http://informatics.umdnj.edu/BioRPMs RedHat Enterprise Linux/Fedora (RPM)]
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: [http://rpmfind.net/linux/rpm2html/search.php?query=openbabel&submit=Search+... Other RPM packages]
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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://packages.debian.org/openbabel Debian]
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<h3 style="background:#FFC435;margin:-2px;padding:4px;"> ''Macintosh'' </h3>
* [http://fedoraproject.org/extras/6/ Fedora 6]
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<div style="padding: 2px 10px 6px;">
* [http://informatics.umdnj.edu/BioRPMs RedHat Enterprise Linux/Fedora (RPM)]
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* '''[[iBabel]] -- *recommended*'''
* [http://rpmfind.net/linux/rpm2html/search.php?query=openbabel&submit=Search+... Other RPM packages]
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: A graphical interface to Open Babel.
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To get the command-line tools you need to choose one of the following:
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* '''[http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/openbabel/OpenBabel-2.0.2-Mac.zip?download Binary installer] -- *recommended*'''
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* '''[http://pdb.finkproject.org/pdb/search.php?summary=openbabel Fink]'''
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* '''[http://www.macports.org/ MacPorts]'''
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* '''[[Install (source_code)| Compile the source code]]'''
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: Compile Open Babel, and optionally the Perl and Python bindings, using Apple's [http://developer.apple.com/ Developer Tools]
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Revision as of 13:18, 4 January 2007

Open Babel is available for Windows, Linux and Macintosh.


Windows

A graphical user interface for Open Babel, as well as the libraries and a command-line interface.
If you want to access the Open Babel libraries from Python.
If you like a challenge, you can try compiling Open Babel using Cygwin.
[Not recommended] You may succeed in compiling Open Babel using MinGW.

Linux

Compile Open Babel, and optionally the Perl and Python bindings.
  • Install a binary package
Several Linux distributions provide binary packages:
Debian
Fedora 6
RedHat Enterprise Linux/Fedora (RPM)
Other RPM packages

Macintosh

A graphical interface to Open Babel.

To get the command-line tools you need to choose one of the following:

Compile Open Babel, and optionally the Perl and Python bindings, using Apple's Developer Tools

Subcategories

This category has the following 3 subcategories, out of 3 total.

Pages in category "Installation"

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