Avogadro is an advanced molecule editor and visualizer designed for cross-platform use in computational chemistry, molecular modeling, bioinformatics, materials science, and related areas. It offers flexible high quality rendering and a powerful plugin architecture.
This documentation site is for Avogadro 2, currently in development.
Free, Open Source: Easy to install and all source code and documentation is available to modify or extend.
International: Translations into English, French, German, Hungarian, Indonesian, Japanese, Portuguese, Serbian, Turkish, and others, with more languages to come.
Intuitive: Built to work easily for students and advanced researchers both.
Fast: Supports multi-threaded rendering and computation.
Extensible: Plugin architecture for developers, including rendering, interactive tools, commands, and Python scripts.
Connecting with the Avogadro community#
There are various ways to get in touch with the Avogadro community:
Avogadro Discussion is the best place to ask questions and is a great way to get feedback from other users on how to approach a problem, suggest ideas, etc.