From Open Babel
Revision as of 00:06, 17 February 2009 by Baoilleach (Talk | contribs) (New snapshot)

Jump to: navigation, search

Open Babel is available for Windows, Linux and Macintosh.


  • 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 v2.2.0 Installer
Provides access to the Open Babel libraries from Python. The current version is 1.3 (04-Jul-08).

The following options are only recommended for experienced developers.

  • Compile from source
Download 2.2.0 stable release
or Get latest development code
Instructions for MSVC++
Instructions for Cygwin
Instructions for MinGW


  • Compile from source
Compile Open Babel:
Download 2.2.0 stable release
or Get latest beta release (15-Feb-09)
or Get latest development code (today)
How to compile
How to use babel and other tools
How to develop with Open Babel
Scripting language modules:
Perl, Python, Ruby (Java, Mono/C# coming soon)
  • 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 graphical interface to Open Babel.

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

Compile Open Babel using Apple's Developer Tools


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.