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Installing Amber/AmberTools on macOS


I've written a page describing how to install a variety of cheminformatics tools on a Mac using HomeBrew and Anaconda including the tools needed to compile many of the packages.

brew install cdk
brew install chemspot
brew install indigo
brew install inchi
brew install opsin
brew install osra
brew install open-babel

I don't use Amber but a number of readers have asked me about installation. Rather than go though it here I would simply refer you to a superb detailed explanation here

Installing Amber/AmberTools on macOS has become much easier though is not to be considered completely trivial. Below different methods are presented to install the current version of AmberTools, where the method should be the same for Amber

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