PyMOL is a user-sponsored molecular visualization system on an open-source foundation, maintained and distributed by Schrödinger.

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PyMOL 2.5!

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Release Highlights

Download PyMOL 2.5

Version 2.5.8 - Updated January 18th 2024 (Installation instructions)
For previous versions, see here.

These bundles include Python 3.9.

Or install from the Schrodinger Anaconda Channel.

conda install -c conda-forge -c schrodinger pymol-bundle

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Existing users:

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Release Highlights

Unified modern user interface

PyQt interface replaces Tcl/Tk and MacPyMOL on all platforms

Anaconda Python distribution

Better third-party plugin and custom scripting support

Open access incentive executables

Liberal evaluation policy

Click here for a complete list of new features in PyMOL 2.5 (2.4) (2.3) (2.2) (2.1) (2.0)

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Open-Source Philosophy

PyMOL is a commercial product, but we make most of its source code freely available under a permissive license. The open source project is maintained by Schrödinger and ultimately funded by everyone who purchases a PyMOL license.

Open source enables open science.
This was the vision of the original PyMOL author Warren L. DeLano.

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