Install Open Babel Binary Package on Windows

Q

How to Install Open Babel binary package on Windows computers?

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A

The easiest option to install Open Babel on Windows computers is to install the Open Babel pre-compiled binary package as shown in this tutorial.:

1. Go to GitHub Website for Open Babel 3.0.0.

2. Click to download "OpenBabel-3.0.0.exe" file at the end of the page. Save the downloaded file to your Windows computer.

3. Double-click the downloaded file "OpenBabel-3.0.0.exe" on your Windows computer to install it.

4. Follow the installation wizard to finish it.

5. View installed program files in a command window:

\fyicenter> dir "C:\Program Files\OpenBabel-3.0.0\*.exe"

2019/10/08  03:18            35,840 obabel.exe
2019/10/08  03:18            28,160 obconformer.exe
2019/10/08  03:18            30,208 obdistgen.exe
2019/10/08  03:18            33,280 obenergy.exe
2019/10/08  03:18            40,960 obfit.exe
2019/10/08  03:18            39,424 obfitall.exe
2019/10/08  03:18            34,816 obgen.exe
2019/10/08  03:18            39,936 obgrep.exe
2019/10/08  03:18         3,872,256 obgui.exe
2019/10/08  03:18            36,864 obminimize.exe
2019/10/08  03:19            41,472 obmm.exe
2019/10/08  03:19            33,280 obprobe.exe
2019/10/08  03:19            36,352 obprop.exe
2019/10/08  03:19            48,128 obrms.exe
2019/10/08  03:19            35,328 obrotamer.exe
2019/10/08  03:19            33,280 obrotate.exe
2019/10/08  03:19            70,144 obspectrophore.exe
2019/10/08  03:19            27,648 obsym.exe
2019/10/08  03:19            31,232 obtautomer.exe
2019/10/08  03:19            33,792 obthermo.exe
2019/09/13  20:24        15,080,792 vc_redist.x64.exe

6. Check Open Babel version:

\fyicenter> obabel -V
Open Babel 3.0.0 -- Oct  7 2019 -- 20:18:16

Open Babel 3.0.0 is ready to use!

 

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