GABEDIT

 

GABEDIT

A Very Good Graphical User Interface for Computational Chemistry

 
GABEDIT is free and can be downloaded.

Install Gabedit

Unpack and install under Windows system
    download setupGabeditxxx.exe file from http://sourceforge.net/projects/gabedit/
    Click to setupGabeditxxx.exe file.

Unpack and install under Linux (and UNIX) system using the source files
    download GabeditSrcxxx.tar.gz file from http://sourceforge.net/projects/gabedit/
    Execute the following commands:
    gunzip GabeditSrcxxx.tar.gz  (xxx is the version number of Gabedit)
    tar -xvf GabeditSrcxxx.tar
    cd GabeditSrcxxx
    make
    ./gabedit

Unpack and install under Linux system using the binary files
    Gtk2+ is installed in your system
        download GabeditxxxLinuxI386Glibc23.gz from http://sourceforge.net/projects/gabedit/
        Execute the following commands:
        gunzip GabeditxxxLinuxI386Glibc23.gz
        cp GabeditxxxLinuxI386Glibc23 gabedit
        chmod u+x gabedit
        ./gabedit
    Gtk2+ is not installed in your system
        download setupGabeditxxxwGTK.sh
        Execute the following commands:
        chmod u+x  setupGabeditxxxwGTK.sh
        ./setupGabeditxxxwGTK.sh
 
Unpack and install under MacOSX11 using the source files
       Download GabeditSrcxxx.tar.gz file from http://sourceforge.net/projects/gabedit/
       Install X11 if this is not already installed on your mac (see http://guide.macports.org/#installing.x11)
       Install macports (http://www.macports.org/)
       Install gtk2 (not gtk) using macports :  port install gtk2 (see  http://guide.macports.org)
      Execute the following commands:
      cp platforms/CONFIG.MacPorts  CONFIG
      make
 

For instructions on how to visualize complexes, go to Viewing molecules.

To draw a complex and prepare MOPAC2009 input files, go to Drawing Complexes.

Study the Tutorial on how to use GABEDIT with MOPAC2009.