Category:Installation

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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.

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