Visualization software

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This page collects software that we find useful to display data from running molecular simulations. A special section is dedicated to Render software that create photorealistic or artistic images from scenes exported from other visualization software.

Molecules in 3D

1D and 2D data

  • xfarbe, a simple 2D plotter
  • xmgrace, for 1D plots and some graph analysis
  • gnuplot
  • matplotlib, a python based scientific plotting library
  • R

3D data

To display 3D data such as densities, you can use a typically insanely powerful 3D visualization package; see for instance this list of graphics packages.