modelling on Power Mac?

Phillip D. Russell flip at bogie2.bio.purdue.edu
Wed Dec 7 19:59:24 EST 1994

In article <D0F5t9.3w1 at arris.com>, diachun at arris.com (Justin Diachun) wrote:

> In article <3bn8vj$g3u at mercury.interpath.net>
morgan at mercury.interpath.net (Morgan Ryan) writes:
> >
> >I just traded up my Mac to a 6100 PowerPC. Nice! But suddenly I have only
> >one working molecular graphics program, RasMol, which has a native PPC
> >version. MolView and MacMolecule are amazingly slow in emulation on the
> >PPC (The PPC has its own math coprocessor, but it doesn't coprocess when
> >emulating 68k...even speedy little MacMolecule takes minutes to come up). 
> >       Do I have any other options? Has anyone ported MolScript to PPC? 
> >Are there any other programs available that I don't know about? (I've 
> >read the faq's and gone to NIH etc. I'm wondering if there is something 
> >newer around that hasn't been inserted in the usual online guides.)

> I have almost the exact same question, and a flyer on a new product.
> Has anyone gotten anything from the Molecular Applications Group?
> They list packages called Look (proteins), SegMod (homology), and
> MacImdad.  The MacImdad product looks interesting.  It claims to have
> a compressed PDB database that can be searched to pull up structures.
> It is also available on PowerPC and other Mac systems.  They offer a
> free demo disk that I have asked for.  The ad reads "Display - Analyze
> - Print" so I guess it is in the RasMol field of applications.  I
> would like to hear how this product compares to anything else on the
> market.

We have a FREE program that runs native on the PowerMac and
blows the commercial programs away.

It's called MolView and you can get it from:


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