RasMol vs. Chime vs. Protein Explorer
 
Feature RasMol Chime Protein Explorer
Image Quality & Speed Superb! Identical to RasMol's + Surfaces
Self-Directed Exploration Excellent -
set the standard!
Minimal Better than RasMol!
Presentations Poor Powerful! (To be implemented)
Platforms Win Mac Unix Win Mac
Cost All 3 Are Freeware!
Development Little since '96 Active since '96 Active since '98
Eric Martz, 10/99