List of File Formats Supported by Open Babel


How to get a list of File Formats Supported by Open Babel?



You can use "babel -L formats" command to get a list of File Formats Supported by Open Babel:

fyicenter$ babel -L formats 

abinit -- ABINIT Output Format [Read-only]
acr -- ACR format [Read-only]
adf -- ADF cartesian input format [Write-only]
adfout -- ADF output format [Read-only]
alc -- Alchemy format
arc -- Accelrys/MSI Biosym/Insight II CAR format [Read-only]
axsf -- XCrySDen Structure Format [Read-only]
bgf -- MSI BGF format
box -- Dock 3.5 Box format
bs -- Ball and Stick format
c3d1 -- Chem3D Cartesian 1 format
c3d2 -- Chem3D Cartesian 2 format
cac -- CAChe MolStruct format [Write-only]
caccrt -- Cacao Cartesian format
cache -- CAChe MolStruct format [Write-only]
cacint -- Cacao Internal format [Write-only]
can -- Canonical SMILES format
car -- Accelrys/MSI Biosym/Insight II CAR format [Read-only]
castep -- CASTEP format [Read-only]
ccc -- CCC format [Read-only]
cdx -- ChemDraw binary format [Read-only]
cdxml -- ChemDraw CDXML format
cht -- Chemtool format [Write-only]
cif -- Crystallographic Information File
ck -- ChemKin format
cml -- Chemical Markup Language
cmlr -- CML Reaction format
com -- Gaussian 98/03 Input [Write-only]
CONTCAR -- VASP format [Read-only]
copy -- Copy raw text [Write-only]
crk2d -- Chemical Resource Kit diagram(2D)
crk3d -- Chemical Resource Kit 3D format
csr -- Accelrys/MSI Quanta CSR format [Write-only]
cssr -- CSD CSSR format [Write-only]
ct -- ChemDraw Connection Table format
cub -- Gaussian cube format
cube -- Gaussian cube format
dat -- Generic Output file format [Read-only]
dmol -- DMol3 coordinates format
dx -- OpenDX cube format for APBS
ent -- Protein Data Bank format
fa -- FASTA format
fasta -- FASTA format
fch -- Gaussian formatted checkpoint file format [Read-only]
fchk -- Gaussian formatted checkpoint file format [Read-only]
fck -- Gaussian formatted checkpoint file format [Read-only]
feat -- Feature format
fh -- Fenske-Hall Z-Matrix format [Write-only]
fhiaims -- FHIaims XYZ format
fix -- SMILES FIX format [Write-only]
fpt -- Fingerprint format [Write-only]
fract -- Free Form Fractional format
fs -- Fastsearch format
fsa -- FASTA format
g03 -- Gaussian Output [Read-only]
g09 -- Gaussian Output [Read-only]
g92 -- Gaussian Output [Read-only]
g94 -- Gaussian Output [Read-only]
g98 -- Gaussian Output [Read-only]
gal -- Gaussian Output [Read-only]
gam -- GAMESS Output [Read-only]
gamess -- GAMESS Output [Read-only]
gamin -- GAMESS Input
gamout -- GAMESS Output [Read-only]
gau -- Gaussian 98/03 Input [Write-only]
gjc -- Gaussian 98/03 Input [Write-only]
gjf -- Gaussian 98/03 Input [Write-only]
got -- GULP format [Read-only]
gpr -- Ghemical format
gr96 -- GROMOS96 format [Write-only]
gro -- GRO format
gukin -- GAMESS-UK Input
gukout -- GAMESS-UK Output
gzmat -- Gaussian Z-Matrix Input
hin -- HyperChem HIN format
inchi -- InChI format
inchikey -- InChIKey [Write-only]
inp -- GAMESS Input
ins -- ShelX format [Read-only]
jin -- Jaguar input format [Write-only]
jout -- Jaguar output format [Read-only]
k -- Compare molecules using InChI [Write-only]
log -- Generic Output file format [Read-only]
mcdl -- MCDL format
mcif -- Macromolecular Crystallographic Info
mdl -- MDL MOL format
ml2 -- Sybyl Mol2 format
mmcif -- Macromolecular Crystallographic Info
mmd -- MacroModel format
mmod -- MacroModel format
mna -- Multilevel Neighborhoods of Atoms (MNA) [Write-only]
mol -- MDL MOL format
mol2 -- Sybyl Mol2 format
mold -- Molden format
molden -- Molden format
molf -- Molden format
molreport -- Open Babel molecule report [Write-only]
moo -- MOPAC Output format [Read-only]
mop -- MOPAC Cartesian format
mopcrt -- MOPAC Cartesian format
mopin -- MOPAC Internal
mopout -- MOPAC Output format [Read-only]
mp -- Molpro input format [Write-only]
mpc -- MOPAC Cartesian format
mpd -- MolPrint2D format [Write-only]
mpo -- Molpro output format [Read-only]
mpqc -- MPQC output format [Read-only]
mpqcin -- MPQC simplified input format [Write-only]
mrv -- Chemical Markup Language
msi -- Accelrys/MSI Cerius II MSI format [Read-only]
msms -- M.F. Sanner's MSMS input format [Write-only]
nul -- Outputs nothing [Write-only]
nw -- NWChem input format [Write-only]
nwo -- NWChem output format [Read-only]
out -- Generic Output file format [Read-only]
outmol -- DMol3 coordinates format
output -- Generic Output file format [Read-only]
pc -- PubChem format [Read-only]
pcm -- PCModel Format
pdb -- Protein Data Bank format
pdbqt -- AutoDock PDQBT format
png -- PNG 2D depiction
POSCAR -- VASP format [Read-only]
pov -- POV-Ray input format [Write-only]
pqr -- PQR format
pqs -- Parallel Quantum Solutions format
prep -- Amber Prep format [Read-only]
pwscf -- PWscf format [Read-only]
qcin -- Q-Chem input format [Write-only]
qcout -- Q-Chem output format [Read-only]
report -- Open Babel report format [Write-only]
res -- ShelX format [Read-only]
rsmi -- Reaction SMILES format
rxn -- MDL RXN format
sd -- MDL MOL format
sdf -- MDL MOL format
smi -- SMILES format
smiles -- SMILES format
svg -- SVG 2D depiction [Write-only]
sy2 -- Sybyl Mol2 format
t41 -- ADF TAPE41 format [Read-only]
tdd -- Thermo format
text -- Read and write raw text
therm -- Thermo format
tmol -- TurboMole Coordinate format
txt -- Title format
txyz -- Tinker XYZ format
unixyz -- UniChem XYZ format
vmol -- ViewMol format
xed -- XED format [Write-only]
xml -- General XML format [Read-only]
xsf -- XCrySDen Structure Format [Read-only]
xyz -- XYZ cartesian coordinates format
yob -- YOB format
zin -- ZINDO input format [Write-only]


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