Jmol is a simple molecular visualization program. It can read many file formats and can write various formats. Animations of normal modes and simulations are implemented. Jmol is an OpenScience Java application.

Availability & Restrictions

Jmol is available to all OSC users without restirction.

The following versions of Jmol are available on OSC systems:

Version Glenn Oakley
12.0.8 X  

Jmol is best executed locally. Thus, we recommend downloading the latest version from The installation process is trivial.



To setup Glenn for use of Jmol, run the following command:

module load jmol

Using Jmol

To execute Jmol, simply run the jmol binary with an optional input file on the command line:


Batch Usage

Jmol should be executed interactively.

Further Reading