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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).
 
 
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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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: Provides access to the Open Babel libraries from Python.
 
: Provides access to the Open Babel libraries from Python.

Revision as of 14:22, 4 January 2007

Open Babel is available for Windows, Linux and Macintosh.


Windows

Provides a graphical user interface for Open Babel, as well as a command-line interface. This is what most users are looking for.
and/or
Provides access to 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.