News & Updates

Crystal Studio Version 15 Release!


Date: 18/12/2015

We are pleased to announce the new release of Crystal Studio Version 15!

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VirtuaLabs Version 2.0 Release!


Date: 18/12/2015

We are pleased to announce the new release of VirtuaLabs Version 2.0!

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Crystal Studio Version 14 Release!


Date: 07/01/2014

We are pleased to announce the new release of Crystal Studio Version 14.

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Exhibition at Japan IT Week 2013


Date: 24/03/2013

We will be exhibiting in the Software Development Expo (SODEC) in Japan IT Week 2013 at Tokyo Big Sight from May 8 to May 10, 2013.

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New Features in Version 13

Crystal Studio Version 13 was released on January 02, 2012. Version 13 added modelling tools for molecules. New Features for Crystal Studio Version 13 are as follows:

  • Powerful Add Fragment facility for organic molecules.
  • Add fragments to molecule according to bond length, bond angles, handedness and rotation about connection bond.Two Alanine Added to two benzene rings, respectively

  • Import CIF file is now adapted to import organic molecules.
  • The Import CIF File feature is enhanced to import CIF files for organic molecules.

  • Assembly by Specified Coordinate Transformations
  • The structure or cluster to be pasted can be transformed to align its axes to the direction defined by two selected atoms in the matrix structure and then assembled to the matrix struxture.Assembly of a Carbon Nanotube to the Center of a DNA Double Helixes

  • Save High Quality Video Clip with POV-Ray Tracing Textures.
  • Save POV-Ray Tracing animations as high quality video clips with textures.Download an example animation

  • Powder Diffraction Pattern for molecules without Translational Symmetry
  • In the Powder Diffraction Pattern view, translational symmetry can be removed to include all atoms in the calculation of powder diffraction patterns.

  • Search Well-Known Databases on the Internet for Crystal or molecule Structures.
  • Commands are added for going to several crystal or molecule structure databases on the internet to search for crystal or molecule structures.

  • First Principle Simulations with Abinit Version 6.4.3
  • Abinit first principle simulation is upgraded to use Version 6.4.3 for 32 bit Windows (64 bit Windows still use Version 5.8.4). Available for the Quantum editions only.

  • Adjustable Depth Fading Effects
  • Adjustable depth fading effect can be turned on for more 3D realism.

  • Micellaneous Enhancements
  • Apart from the major upgrades listed above, micellaneous enhancements or revision were also performed.