The Official PovChem Distribution Page
PovChem version 1.00 is still available for free here, though!
I've finally had a few spare days to get this version out! :) Version 1.00 has
many new features, including a configuration file so that there is no longer any
need to recompile to change options - all options are also now available to
people who download only the executable. I have improved the machinery for
creating animations, and added and optimized a number of other more minor
Please see the manual for a more complete list of
features. The manual is done now, too! In there you will also find information
on how to use the program, how to report bugs to me, known bugs, etc.
Please see the legal information section of the
manual before continuing.
These are links to download PovChem:
Please report any problems with these distribution files directly to me.
Remember that you'll need to get and install POV-Ray
in order to make your images.
Here are some sample PDB-format molecules just for you to test and explore
- cyclohexane.pdb is just
cyclohexane (a small molecule).
- G-host.pdb is a shameless bit of
self promotion! :) It is a guanine host that was part of my Ph.D. research
(a small-medium size molecule) and that has some hydrogen bonds for you to
LEGAL NOTICE: This is copyrighted software, and by downloading
it you are agreeing to abide by all applicable copyright laws. The author makes
no guarantee of PovChem's efficacy, nor can the author be held liable for any
losses incurred by its use.
Also, please don't put this in any archives or distribute it in any way
without my permission. I would like to keep track of where PovChem is being
- PovChem was conceived and begun in the summer of 1995.
- Version 0.500 (beta) was released February 29, 1996.
- Version 1.00 was released July 14, 1996.
This page and all its contents Copyright © 1996-2004 by Paul Thiessen / paul@ChemicalGraphics.com. All
rights reserved. Last updated
January 06, 2004.