First read the CopyRight message and notice that free downloading is only allowed for academic usage. Then follow the instructions below to retrieve the source or download the executable here (you have to make the binary executable: chmod ugo+x molden). PLEASE register as a Molden User. This will help to keep up the support for Molden. ftp ftp.cmbi.ru.nl # disregard error message: failed to logon, This FTP server is anonymous only. ftp> user anonymous your_email_address ftp> cd pub/molgraph/molden ftp> binary ftp> passive ftp> get molden5.4.tar.gz ftp> quit gunzip molden5.4.tar.gz Or Click Here tar -xvf molden5.4.tar cd molden5.4 vi makefile Make the CFLAGS,FFLAGS and LDR for your machine active by removing the comment symbol #. And deactivate the same for Silicon Graphics. If your machine is not listed you can choose Linux, so you need not edit the makefile. make will make the executables molden, gmolden, ambfor and surf. make gmolden Will just make the interactive OpenGL version of Molden. Click here to see the supported platforms. Click here for pointers to compile molden from source on Linux. Click here for information on the WindowsNT/95/98/XP/Vista version of molden. Click Here for Molden5.1,gmolden5.1, ambfor5.1, ambmd5.1 and surf executables for MacOSX, created by the author Click Here for instructions to compile the 64-bit version of molden5.0 for Mac OS X Lion, by Massimiliano Arca.
By default the
version is built. If your machine does not
support XWindows you can try make noxwin instead of make. You can build the OpenGL version of Molden by typing make gmolden.
For a VMS machine you have to do @make_vms instead of make and define the symbol molden, for example:
molden == "$molden_dir:molden.exe"
molden test/gamess.test > log # a gamess output file molden test/pdb.test > log # a pdb file molden test/* > log # all files form the test directory # the first file will be read # the others can be read by clicking # the "read file" button molden # the current directory can be accessed # via the "read file" buttonIf you are on a VMS machine use VMS file syntax, such as:
set display/create/node=yourhost.domain/transport=tcpip molden [.test]gamess.test > log.txt
The Unix like redirection symbol > indicates the output file. For SunOs; use "limit datasize 20M" if not enough memory.