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BIOVIA Draw (Academic Edition)


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This package was approved by moderator gep13 on 9/28/2018.

BIOVIA Draw enables scientists to draw and edit complex biologics, molecules and chemical reactions with ease, facilitating the collaborative searching, viewing, communicating and archiving of scientific information.


  • Continuously draw bonds, pull out rings and add atoms using all-purpose drawing tool
  • Drag-and-drop commonly-used structures and chemical abbreviations onto the toolbar for reuse
  • Right-click for atom, bond, fragment properties and query options
  • Hover over atoms and edit them without right-click
  • Quickly retrace steps using Multiple Undo/Redo
  • Easily create structures with Rgroups for queries or enumerations
  • Annotate reaction schemes with text, color and a variety of arrow styles
  • Easily create publication-quality structures for inclusion in Microsoft Office documents and presentations


BIOVIA Draw Academic Edition can be installed and used only if:

  • You are a student, faculty member, staff member or resident scholar of an educational institution (K-12, junior college, college or
    university) using Software for academic and/or teaching purposes only
  • Your use of the Software is solely for personal, non-commercial use.

To install BIOVIA Draw (Academic Edition), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install bioviadraw-ae

To upgrade BIOVIA Draw (Academic Edition), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade bioviadraw-ae


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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Dassault Systèmes


Copyright © 2016 Dassault Systèmes


Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
BIOVIA Draw (Academic Edition) 2018.0 194 Thursday, April 26, 2018 approved
BIOVIA Draw (Academic Edition) 2016.1 443 Wednesday, December 21, 2016 approved

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