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We have a campus-wide license agreement for PyMOL and AxPyMOL.   As a subscribing organization, we have access to the latest version of the software, including beta versions, as well as official documentation for using it.  The current license agreement is valid through 12/31/2018.

License Keys

Access to the license keys are limited to current students, faculty, and staff at Stanford.  The license key for PyMOL 2 is located on the Download PyMOL 2 page.  To get the license key for AxPyMOL, please send a request to Grace Baysinger (graceb[at], Aparna Sharma (aparna.sharma[at], or Cristina Flores-Herrera (cfloresh[at] using your @Stanford email address.  Please also include your Stanford ID number in the request.


PyMOL 2 — molecular visualization system (PC, Mac, Linux). 

AxPyMOL - plugin for Windows PowerPoint that enables presentation of 3-D molecular data without having to "tab out" of PowerPoint slides.  Please contact Grace Baysinger,