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Although several options are available for Windows, most people just want the OpenBabelGUI. If you use Python, you may want to get the Python module instead (or in addition).
: A graphical user interface for Open Babel, as well as the libraries and a command-line interface.
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Revision as of 14:04, 4 January 2007

Open Babel is available for Windows, Linux and Macintosh.


Windows

Although several options are available for Windows, most people just want the OpenBabelGUI. If you use Python, you may want to get the Python module instead (or in addition).

Provides a graphical user interface for Open Babel, as well as a command-line interface. This is what most users are looking for
Provides access the Open Babel libraries from Python.


The following options are only recommended for experienced developers:

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

To install Open Babel on Linux, you will either need to compile it yourself or install a binary package:

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"

The following 5 pages are in this category, out of 5 total.