News & Updates

Crystal Studio Version 18 Release!

Date: 12/17/2022

We are pleased to announce the new release of Crystal Studio Version 18 On December 17, 2022!



Crystal Studio Titled Best Crystallography Software Platform!

Date: 09/26/2022

We are honored to announce that Crystal Studio was named Best Crystallography Software Platform 2022!



Crystal Studio Version 17 Release!

Date: 12/07/2021

We are pleased to announce the new release of Crystal Studio Version 17 On December 07, 2021!



VirtuaLabs Version 2.0 Release!


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



New Features in Version 13

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.