Install PyMol Incentive Edition on macOS

This section provides a tutorial on how to download and install PyMol on macOS.

Downloading and installing PyMol Incentive edition on macOS is straightforward and easy:

1. Go to PyMol Website at

2. Download and save the macOS DMG Disk Image file: PyMOL-2.3.3_107-MacOS-py37.dmg.

3. Double-click on PyMOL-2.3.3_107-MacOS-py37.dmg to install it with default settings. Once installed, PyMol will be available as an "application" on you macOS and accessible from the Launchpad.

4. Click "PyMol" on the Launchpad to start PyMol. You see the "Activation" screen.

5. Click "Skip Activation" button. You should be able to run the incentive edition for 30 days without purchasing the subscription license.

PyMol License Activation Screen
PyMol License Activation Screen

Table of Contents

 About This Book

 Introduction of Molecules

 Molecule Names and Identifications

 Protein and Amino Acid

 Nucleobase, Nucleoside, Nucleotide, DNA and RNA

 Gene and Chromosome

 Protein Kinase (PK)

 SDF (Structure Data File)

 RDKit: Open-Source Cheminformatics Software

PyMol Installation

 What Is PyMol

Install PyMol Incentive Edition on macOS

 Install PyMol Open Source Edition

 Compile PyMol Source Code

 Install Open Source PyMol with Homedrew

 Install Open Source PyMol with Fink

 PyMol GUI and CLI

 PyMol Selections

 PyMol Editing Functions

 PyMol Measurement Functions

 PyMol Movie Functions

 PyMol Python Integration

 PyMol Object Functions

 ChEMBL Database - European Molecular Biology Laboratory

 PubChem Database - National Library of Medicine

 PDB (Protein Data Bank)

 INSDC (International Nucleotide Sequence Database Collaboration)

 Resources and Tools

 Molecule Related Terminologies


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