>> Could someone please point me in the right direction to where I can get
> shareware molecular modelling graphics libraries written in C or C++ to
> run on UNIX - Xwindows (SUN or SG)?? The libraries should allow me
> to display the molecules as well as providing calls to the mouse for
> manipulating the model.
>> I have come across sites possesing molecular modelling packages written
> in fortran that comes with source code. However I am having great
> difficulty finding any that are available in C or C++.
>> Would it be worthwile to develop molecular modelling software in
> FORTRAN, since the source code for such packages appears to be more
> readily available ??
>> This request for information is purely for academic purposes (as part
> of a PhD project) and would be grateful for any help/ pointers that
> anyone can give me. Thanks very much
>>nsr2 at le.ac.uk
Try the Molecular Graphics Visualisation tool (RasMol 2.5) you can get
it from Glaxo Research & Development, UK with its manual and full C code
it runs on different platforms and you can manipulate the model with the
mouse. It is free.