WinGX Program System

WinGX Program System

WinGX is a MS-Windows system of programs for solving, refining and analysing single crystal X-ray diffraction data for small molecules. It provides a consistent and user-friendly GUI for some of the best publically available crystallographic programs, and has interfaces to other popular programs such as SHELXL-97 and SIR-97.

WinGX uses SHELX format ASCII files, and contains the following facilities and features

Version 1.70.01 (released 10th January 2005) is now available for DOWNLOAD. See here for the recent modifications.

The WinGX manual is available on-line.

If you have any problems with WinGX, see the FAQ page first.

If you find a bug in WinGX please use the Bug Report Form

WinGX is provided free of charge for academic, scientific, educational and non-commercial users, provided its use is acknowledged. Due to licencing restrictions, the program is NOT AVAILABLE for commercial users.

There are more than 5000 registered users worldwide since the release of version 1.64 (March 2001).

A suitable reference for the WinGX package is

L. J. Farrugia, J. Appl. Cryst. (1999),32, 837-838.

DISCLAIMER Users of WinGX must be registered users of the SHELX programs and SirWare programs (SIR92, SIR97). It is the users own responsibility to register with the appropriate sources.

Author: Louis J. Farrugia

Department of Chemistry, Joseph Black Building,
University Of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ
Telephone +44 (0)141 330 5137
FAX +44 (0)141 330 4888


If you find any bugs with WinGX, please use the Bug Report Form

Please send any other comments, queries or complaints on WinGX to above email address. Check out the other software available from this site.