Graphical User Interfaces (GUI) for MOPAC2016
For versions of MOPAC2016 bundled with graphical user interfaces, please contact the providers below. The stand-alone command-line driven version of MOPAC2016 may be downloaded free-of-charge by academic users from the Downloads page on this web site.
Materials Design, Inc.
Phone: +1 760 495-4924
Chem3D for Windows
USA Toll Free: +1 800 315-7300
International: +1 617 588-9300
Fax: +1 617 588-9390
GUIs for MOPAC2016 (supported)
JSmol (free) is a very popular versatile JAVA-based program that allows structures to be examined in detail, including molecular orbitals.
If keyword HTML is used, MOPAC will write a
simple web-page that can be opened using JSmol. For examples, see
Other GUIs for
MOPAC2016 (either untested or unsupported)
Avogadro (free) is an excellent editor for preparing MOPAC input data-sets and for viewing results. Runs on Windows, Mac, and Linux.
Molden (free) is a good pre/post processing program of molecular and electronic structure that runs on Windows, Mac, and Linux. Z-matrix editing of geometries.
MoCalc2012 (free) Graphical User Interface for
MOPAC, GAMESS (US), Firefly and ORCA
Pcmodel by Serena Software is a pre/post
processing program of molecular and electronic structure that runs on Windows,
Linux, and Macintosh.
MolWorks (free) is a molecular builder and pre/post interface to MOPAC and other programs. It runs on Windows, Linux, and Mac.
Winmostar (free for students) is a Japanese and English language pre/post processing program of molecular and electronic structure that runs on Windows.
Facio (free) is a 3D-Graphics program for
visualization of quantum chemical calculations. Facio is available only for Windows platform
HyperChem is a complete molecular modeling suite that runs under Windows and Mac. Allows editing, e.g. adding hydrogens.
AOMix (free) is software for molecular orbital (MO) analysis. It generates total, partial, and overlap population density-of-states (DOS) plots.