List of major molecular editors, frequently used for drawing and editing

  • BK chem  BKchem  is a free software written in Python. It allows users to draw, edit,visualize the molecules and provide various options to the
    users.
  • Chem-Sketch ChemSketch is a free comprehensive chemical drawing package that allows users to draw chemical structures
    including organics, organometallics, polymers, and Markush
    structures.
  • JChemPaint JChemPaint is a java-based open-source software developed for drawing, editing and viewing 2D chemical structure.
  • Accelrys Draw Draw and edit complex molecules, available free of cost for academic community
  • Xdraw Chem XDrawChem is a two-dimensional molecule drawing program, it is an open-source software. This software can read molecules in various formats and can create images in popular formats like PNG, EPS.
  • MedChem Designer Drawing molecules and integration with ADMET property.
  • JME JME Molecular Editor is a java based free software developed to draw, edit, and view molecules and reactions available free for non-commercial user in a stand-alone mode or as an applet for integrating in the web page.
  • PubChem Sketcher A web-based tool for sketching, integrated in PubChem