The CCDC offers a selection of products and services free of charge for the benefit of the scientific community. The services detailed below cover a wide range of crystallographic tools - from data collection, validation and visualisation to teaching,  research and analysis.


CIF checking, editing and visualisation software from the CCDC


Easy Searching for Protein-Ligand Complexes


The most complete collation of observed molecular and crystallographic symmetry properties to date

Deposit Structures

Upload your data to the CCDC for inclusion in the Cambridge Structural Database


Crystal Structure Visualisation and Exploration Made Easy

CSD Educational Collection

Free 500 structure subset of the CSD for teaching purposes


A command-line tool for performing crystal structure reduced cell checks against the CSD

Access Structures

View and retrieve structures in the Cambridge Structural Database