We have a campus-wide site license for the CrystalMaker package that includes three software programs: CrystalMaker, CrystalDiffract, and SingleCrystal. Our current license license agreement is valid through February. Both native Mac and Windows versions are available (but not Linux). After installing the software, you do not need to be connected to the Internet in order to use it.   

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CrystalMaker Overview

CrystalMaker Tech Specs Download CrystalMaker
CrystalDiffract Overview
CrystalDiffract Tech Specs Download CrystalDiffract
SingleCrystal Overview
Single Crystal Tech Specs Downoad SingleCrystal

License keys: License keys are available to all current students, faculty, and staff at Stanford.  To get the license keys, please send a request to the Science Library using your @Stanford email address. Please include your Stanford ID number in the request. Be sure to specify the version (Mac or Windows) plus the name of the software program(s) you want as there is a different license key for each one.

Quick tip: If your license key doesn't work, download and install the latest version of the software.

Help: Go to the Support page to view tutorials, find a crystal structure, participate in user forums, and to get technical help.

About CrystalMaker software

CrystalMaker software is used for research and teaching in chemistry, solid-state physics, materials science, mineralogy, and crystallography. Their products are used to:

  •     Build, display, and manipulate all kinds of crystal and molecular structures.
  •     Design new materials and relax their structures.
  •     Animate structural behaviour; generate video for teaching or presentations.
  •     3D print models; create rotatable 3D models for iPhone, iPad.
  •     Simulate diffraction properties for powders and single crystals.