Avogadro 1.2.0

Avogadro 1.2.0 was released on June 15, 2016.

Key Updates:

  • Support for the ORCA quantum chemistry package, thanks to Dagmar Lenk, including input generation and output parsing
  • Improved support for MO calculations, including orbitals with F, G, H, and I angular momentum, thanks to Dagmar Lenk and Albert DeFusco
  • Support for exporting VRML models of atoms, bonds, surfaces, and orbitals (e.g. for 3D printing), thanks to Ethan Pavolik
  • Support for perceiving molecular symmetry on Mac and Linux using the libmsym library (i.e., Properties -> Symmetry), thanks to Marcus Johansson
  • Updated links to the new Avogadro website http://avogadro.cc/, manual http://manual.avogadro.cc/, and discussion forum http://discuss.avogadro.cc/
  • Fixed support for compiling with the Eigen3 library up to version 3.2.8
  • Improved support for space groups through spglib
  • Updated translations, now including over 25 languages in addition to English
  • Fixed a bug downloading from the Protein Data Bank
  • Fixed a bug fetching molecules from the network, including the “chemical by name”
  • Fixed a bug when naming molecules from the NIH chemical resolver website