[Chimera-users] Saving volume surface in IMOD .mod

Elaine Meng meng at cgl.ucsf.edu
Thu Jun 18 13:49:00 PDT 2020

Dear Long Gui,
Neither Chimera nor ChimeraX can write IMOD model files, sorry.

There is a little more discussion in this previous message on the chimerax-users list:

Elaine C. Meng, Ph.D.                       
UCSF Chimera(X) team
Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
University of California, San Francisco

> On Jun 18, 2020, at 9:54 AM, Long Gui <Long.Gui at UTSouthwestern.edu> wrote:
> Dear all, 
> I was trying to save the surface data of a mrc file in Volume Viewer as the IMOD file type .mod so that it would be read in IMOD. 
> I have searched but could only find the following link about opening IMOD .mod file in Chimera: 
> https://www.cgl.ucsf.edu/chimera/docs/ContributedSoftware/volumeviewer/imod.html 
> But I want to do the reserve operation. Is that possible that we could generate and save the surface data in Chimera and let it be read by IMOD? 
> Thanks a lot, 
> Long Gui, Ph.D. 

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