Java PDB viewer designed to display and analyze structural information.

WebMol Viewer Website

Software Requirements

  • Internet Explorer 6.0 on Windows XP
  • Safari on Mac OS 10.3.3
  • Mozilla 1.6 on Linux (Redhat 8.0)
  • Java 1.3+

WebMol does not appear to work on the following java-enabled browsers (reason for failure):

  • Mozilla 1.6 on Linux (Redhat 8) (Hangs when showing VDW surface or coloring by chain)
  • Internet Explorer 5.2.3 (Error message: "Plugin tag OBJECT or EMBED not supported by browser"


Hardware Requirements

  • CPU: 400 MHz
  • RAM: 128 MB


Basic Commands
Rotate Around X,Y Left Click and Drag
Move along X,Y
(= translate)
Alt + Left Click and Drag
Middle Click and Drag
Rotate Around Z Shift + Left Click and Drag
Middle Click and Drag
(possibly fails on OS X)
Zoom In / Out Right Click and Drag Horizontally
Use Mouse Wheel