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Name: Gnome Chemistry Utils
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The Gnome Chemistry Utils include six chemistry related programs:
    - GChemPaint, a 2D chemical formula editor.
    - a chemical calculator (computes raw formule, molar weight, mass composition and isotopic pattern).
    - a molecule 3d viewer using OpenGL to display molecular models.
    - a crystal structure editor and viewer.
    - a periodic table of the elements.
    - a spectrum viewer.

These programs are based on included C++ libraries which provides widgets and classes, some related to chemistry and some utility classes.

The library also provides some widgets among which are:
    - a periodic table also available as a combo box,
    - a crystal structure viewer,
    - a 3D molecular structure viewer.
    - a spectrum viewer.

Registration Date: Mon 04 Nov 2002 12:49:30 PM UTC
License: GNU General Public License v2 or later
Development Status: 5 - Production/Stable


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version 0.14.16
     posted by jean_brefort, Wed 23 Nov 2016 04:52:52 PM UTC

This minor release just remove a tool button which  made
GChemPaint crash when clicked because the tool is not implemented yet.
Also GChemPaint will not crash again if this situation (the extra
button) occured again.

version 0.14.15
     posted by jean_brefort, Mon 31 Oct 2016 11:11:52 AM UTC

This minor release essentially fix a potential build issue. News are:

Canvas library:

  • Don't use the abs() function on unsigned numbers.


  • Updated appdata files.
version 0.14.13
     posted by jean_brefort, Sun 03 Jul 2016 06:58:50 AM UTC

This is a new maintainance release.
Main news are:


  • Optional use of Lasem to display maths. (backported from trunk)
  • Fix rendering with gtk+ >= 3.20.
  • Fix crash with atom charges larger than 1.
  • Fix crash when deleting a bond outside a molecule. [#48256]

Gnumeric plugin:

  • Add monoisotopicmass function in gnumeric and more. (backported from


  • Update names for elements 113, 115, 117 and 118.
version 0.14.10
     posted by jean_brefort, Mon 12 Jan 2015 03:19:53 PM UTC

This is a new maintainance release.
Main news are:


  • Fix an object bounds issue.

Mozilla plugin:

  • Supports the npapi-sdk package as requirement.

All applications:

  • Fix typos in appdata files.
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