[Chimera-users] Difference between Chimera and ChimeraX

Elaine Meng meng at cgl.ucsf.edu
Mon Jun 26 14:40:03 PDT 2017

Thanks Markus, I was going to say exactly the same, at least for those who wanted a short summary.

If anybody wants a little more detail, I recommend scanning through just the top index of the ChimeraX User Guide and seeing if your features of interest are listed:

Of course, you can certainly use both programs.
Elaine C. Meng, Ph.D. 
UCSF Chimera(X) team
Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
University of California, San Francisco

> On Jun 26, 2017, at 1:45 PM, Markus Heller <mheller at cdrd.ca> wrote:
> Advantages compared to Chimera: https://www.cgl.ucsf.edu/chimerax/docs/user/advantages.html
> See “Missing Features” here: http://www.rbvi.ucsf.edu/chimerax/download.html
> From: Chimera-users [mailto:chimera-users-bounces at cgl.ucsf.edu] On Behalf Of Bon Ikwuagwu
> Sent: Monday, June 26, 2017 8:53 AM
> To: chimera-users at cgl.ucsf.edu
> Subject: [Chimera-users] Difference between Chimera and ChimeraX
> Hello, 
> I'm a first year graduate student and I am wondering what the differences are between Chimera and ChimeraX? I want to use the tools that are present in Chimera, but I don't know if those tools are also present in ChimeraX. Any feedback would be helpful. 
> Best, 
> Bon Ikwuagwu

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