Avogadro Nominated for SourceForge CCA

Thanks to many nominations, Avogadro has been nominated for a 2009 SourceForge Community Choice Award in the “Best Project for Academia” category. We’re very proud of the community nominations. Please vote for us at:


1. Complete this sentence in about 140 characters: “Our project is [-foo-].” For example, “Our project is a tool that helps you wash your car.”

Avogadro is an advanced, cross platform, 3-dimensional molecular editor. It offers flexible rendering and a powerful plugin architecture. (138 chars)

2. Complete this sentence, also in about 140 characters: “We should win because [-bar-].” For example, “We should win because we have a strong community and we solve a universal problem.”

Avogadro advances the state of the art in chemistry education. It brings dynamic 3D molecular models to students and scientists worldwide. (139 chars)

3. Please provide a logo (or screenshot, if you’d prefer) for your project. It should be at least 640x480, but we’ll also be showing it as a thumbnail.

4. This one is optional, but it could make a big difference. We’d like to show our voters a video that introduces them to the core members of your team. Send along the URL (on YouTube) and we’ll make sure they see it!