Molecules Mac app

Welcome to the page for our Molecules Mac Application.

Below, you can find answers to the most frequently asked questions, as well as a clear list of the features of the app (file formats supported, molecules present in the database, etc.). If you have have any question whatsoever, please send us an email at and we'll reply as soon as we can (usually within 24 hours!).

What molecular file formats are supported?

Molecules supports the common 3D molecular file formats. It should be able to handle most things you can download from the web. The complete list of supported formats is:

If you have a 3D molecular format that you would like us to add support for, we love to hear from you, as always! Send us an email: .

Can snapshots of molecules be exported?

Yes, you can export to a bitmap file or copy the snapshot directly to the clipboard, and paste it in a Word or Pages document.

What molecules are inside the built-in database? How have they been validated?

The built-in database contains 230 compounds (plus synonyms for many of them!). It is here:

If you can think of molecules or chemical compounds that you would like to see added, we'd love to do just that! Send us an email: .