[Chimera-users] Regarding publication using Chimera.

Elaine Meng meng at cgl.ucsf.edu
Wed Nov 10 09:14:55 PST 2021

Dear Kavya,
Chimera is free for noncommercial (academic, educational, nonprofit) use, including making figures for presentations and publications.  In the publication, please cite any use of the program, whether for calculations and/or figures, as described here:

Commercial use, i.e. by a for-profit company, requires purchasing a license, as described here:

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

> On Nov 9, 2021, at 9:43 PM, Kavya Pandya via Chimera-users <chimera-users at cgl.ucsf.edu> wrote:
> Dear Sir/Ma'am,
> I am a PhD scholar at the Institute of Advanced Research, India. I have been using the free version of Chimera for the last few days. I wanted to ask if I could publish the images created in Chimera using that free version by citing it appropriately using the citation provided on the website or do I need to buy the license to publish?
>  Would you please guide me for the same. 
> Thank You
> Kavya
> PhD Scholar

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