smiles-scripts is an open-source collection of command line scripts for handling of SMILES strings.


Currently smiles-scripts package is distributed via source code only. To prepare the package for usage one has to follow these steps:

  • Get the source:

  • Build and test:

  • Install:

      make install

This command will place executables and libraries in standard locations under /usr where they should be automatically located by the most of Unix-like operating systems.


smiles-scripts is licensed under GPL2 free software license.


If you use smiles-scripts in your research, please cite the following paper:

  • Quirós, M., Gražulis, S., Girdzijauskaitė, S., Merkys, A. & Vaitkus, A. (2018) "Using SMILES strings for the description of chemical connectivity in the Crystallography Open Database". Journal of Cheminformatics, 10:23 (BibTeX, plain text)