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Conclusion

The homepage features the Avogadro developers' roadmap, which they intend to complete for the final release. One of the major items on the list is documentation and translation. Besides the English language version, translations for French and German exist, although they are not complete. The program still lacks an integrated help system; the menu simply features links to the documentation pages on the project homepage. Unfortunately, many user questions still remain unanswered.

The developers are also looking to clean up the interface because the newly implemented functions have affected its clarity. They also plan a plugin manager to make it easier for users to enable and disable plugins. Many other plans give rise to hope that the final release will be a very solid piece of software.

Infos

  1. Avogadro: http://avogadro.openmolecules.net
  2. Marcus D. Hanwell's blog: http://blog.cryos.net
  3. Open Babel: http://openbabel.org
  4. POV-Ray: http://www.povray.org

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