Selected CCDC and CSD linked tools are available for free and/or as open source.

Ideal for teaching, data checking, and basic viewing of structures.



This range of tools is supported by the CCDC, with regular updates and developments.

Covers data collection, validation, and visualisation as well as data sets just for teaching or academic research.

Learn more here.


Access Structures / WebCSD

Anybody can search and view crystal structures stored in the Cambridge Structural Database (CSD) using the WebCSD browser-based search and visualisation.

Learn more here.


teaching subsets


Open Source

This range of cheminformatics software is public and community-supported.

While they may have originated from or use CCDC data, we do not actively maintain and support these.

We are happy for the scientific community to continue growing, advancing, and customising them.