FAQ for Educational-Use-Only PyMOL

Where to get help?

Please use https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/pymol-users to ask questions.

Can Edu-PyMOL be installed by IT on facility computers?

No, Edu-PyMOL is provided for free to individuals. We ask you to purchase a classroom or department license to equip facility computers. See http://pymol.org/academic.

I'm doing self-study, can I use Edu-PyMOL?

Yes. Please register with "Institution / Subject Matter / Instructor: self-study"

I didn't receive an email after registering for Edu-PyMOL

Please check your spam folder. If you don't find it there within 24 hours, then please contact us.

Edu-PyMOL doesn't support Ray Tracing. How can I make a high resolution figure for an assignment?

You can create a high resolution shader rendered image which will be close to ray trace quality:

set use_shaders
png image.png, 4000, 3000

Can I use Edu-PyMOL to make figures for publication?

No. We consider publishing to be a professional task which is beyond education. Schrödinger does not approve usage of Edu-PyMOL for professional work.