Computing and Software
Scientific computing
Programming
Other resources

Accelrys Draw, a chemical structure drawing program. This
program is free for academics (including students). Contact
information must be provided to download the software.
 ACD/Labs freeware,
including ChemSketch
 Amber
 ARPACK:
a collection of routines for the iterative solution of large
eigenvalue problems
 Atlas:
automatically tuned BLAS library
 AUTO
 Bardware (Bard
Ermentrout's home page)
 BioModels
Database, a database of models in SMBL
format
 C3.ca
 Chaste (Cancer,
Heart And Soft Tissue Environment): a multiscale simulation
environment for biological systems
 ChemAxon, a company that makes
a suite of cheminformatics software, including MarvinSketch, a
chemical drawing program. The software is free for
academics, with some minor restrictions.
 CoNtRol: software
for analyzing chemical reaction networks, and
documentation
 Chemical Reaction Network
Toolbox (CRNT), software based on the research of Martin
Feinberg's group
 Compute Canada
 Copasi: a biochemical
systems simulator with many features
 FreeFem++: A
free system for the finite element solution of partial
differential equations
 GAMESS,
a free ab initio chemistry program
 GLPK,
the GNU Linear Programming Kit
 GraTeLPy,
software for the graphtheoretical analysis of chemical reaction
networks based on the work of Maya Mincheva and collaborators
 High Performance Computing for
Mac OS X
 IBM Open Visualization Data
Explorer
 Knut, a program
that performs continuation and bifurcation analysis for
delaydifferential equations
 LAPACK

LASSPTools
 Macs in Chemistry
 MapleSoft
 MathWorks, makers of Matlab
 Access login

Matlab demos and webinars: The demos walk you
through some Matlab operations. The webinars are
typically oriented toward advanced users or specialized
applications.

Matlab tutorials: This page mentions the student
version, but there is no real difference between the
student and full version of Matlab. The tutorials
presented here provide an introduction to Matlab and to
some of its features. You will need to register, but
this is free.
 Matlab
 Matrix Template Library
 NCAR Graphics
 Netlib
 Numerical Objects
 Numerical Recipes
 ObjectOriented Numerics
resource page
 Octave, a Matlab workalike
 Sage, a free, generalpurpose
mathematical software package
 Scilab
 Scientific
Computing and Imaging Institute Software: a collection of software
written at the University of Utah
 SGN Sim,
a gene network simulator that runs on Windows
 Sire, a molecular simulation framework
and associated apps

StatPlus:mac LE, a free statistical analysis package for
the Mac that works with Excel
 StochSS, a software environment
for generating, running and analyzing the results of stochastic
simulations
 TISEAN:
a set of programs for nonlinear time series analysis
 VMD, a molecular
visualization system
 WestGrid
 AppleSerialNumberInfo.com,
a web utility for decoding Apple computer serial numbers
 Cyberduck, a very powerful
file transfer utility that supports multiple protocols,
available for both Mac and Windows
 Cygwin
 Design Science, makers of
MathType
 Dropbox, a system for
synchronizing files across computers, including a copy kept on a
central server
 File extensions
 Fink: a system for
grabbing Unix software precompiled for the Mac
 Free Software Foundation
 GanttProject
 Gnuplot
 HTML
 JabRef, a reference
manager based on BibTeX
 Jumpcut, a clipboard
manager for Mac OS X
 Lunapic, an online picture
editor
 Mac OS X free software
directory
 MacPorts: a system for
installing Unix software on the Mac
 PostScript
 Scientific posters
 TeX
 Ubuntu, a standard and very
robust Linux distribution

WCopyfind, a Windows program for making pairwise comparisons between
documents (oriented towards plagiarism detection)
 WebPlotDigitizer,
a webbased tool for extracting points from a graph
 WinFIG: An XFiglike
program for Windows
 XnView
 Xpdf, an opensource pdf viewer
and associated tools for manipulating pdf files
 XQuartz,
a replacement for the XWindows installation that comes standard
on the Mac