The Research Computing group offers a wide variety of visualization software applications for researchers on campus. Visualization software allows you to view data in a graphical format. These software applications are available for use on Research Computing servers. Selecting any of the applications below will lead you to a listing of the information provided by the Research Computing Group about that application, including documentation, FAQs, where to find manuals, links to other resources, and more.
The instructions given to run these programs assume familiarity with the Research Computing infrastructure and the UNIX, Linux, Microsoft Windows, or MacOS operating systems, as appropriate.
Table 1. Available Visualization Software
|AVS/Express||AVS/Express is no longer being offered by Research Computing due to low usage.|
|ECCE||ECCE stands for the Extensible Computational Chemistry Environment, which is a domain encompassing problem-solving environment for computational chemistry from Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. ECCE is composed of a suite of distributed client/server UNIX- based Graphical User Interface applications seamlessly integrated together.|
|ENVI+IDL||ENVI+IDL is a software solution for processing and analyzing geospatial imagery. ENVI software combines the latest spectral image processing and image analysis technology with an intuitive, user-friendly interface to help you get meaningful information from imagery. IDL is a timesaving solution for data analysis, data visualization, and software application development|
|GaussView||GaussView is the graphics interface for composing Gaussian jobs and viewing results from Gaussian jobs.Note: You must be a “tcsh” or “csh” user to benefit from the full functionality of this package.|
|Grace||Grace is a WYSIWYG-type 2D plotting tool for the X Window System. Grace runs on most versions of UNIX.|
|Molden||Molden is a package for displaying molecular density. It is designed to read output files of the Ab Initio packages, Gamess and Gaussian, and the Semi-Empirical packages Mopac/Ampac. Molden is capable of displaying Molecular Orbitals, the electron density and Molecular minus Atomic density.|
|Xmgr||Xmgr is no longer available. Users of Xmgr should now use Grace, an updated version of Xmgr.|