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Posted: May 9, 2014

Olex2 Workshop at the IUCr in Montreal

There will be an Olex2 workshop on Tuesday, August 5th. This is the official 'workshop' day of the conference and our workshop will be in the afternoon. There is also a ShelX workshop in the morning of the same day that you may also be interested in. For more information please visit the IUCr Workshop page. See you there!
Posted: Mar 31, 2014

Olex2 Reduced rate BCA registration

The registration fee of £35 GBP is now due please enter the participant's name and click on Buy Now Participants Name If you have any problems please email
Posted: Jan 16, 2014

See you in Loughborough!

Thank you for registering for the Olex2 workshop at the BCA 2014 in Loughborough. See you on the 7th of April! If you have any questions or would like more information please email us
Posted: Jan 16, 2014

Olex2 BCA Workshop Registration Payment

The registration fee of £67 GBP is now due please enter the participant's name and click on Buy Now Participants Name If you have any problems please email
Posted: Jan 16, 2014

Registration Full

We are very sorry if you are seeing this page this workshop is fully subscribed. If you would like to be added to the reserve list please email Alternatively, we hold regular Olex2 workshops and if you would like to be informed about these please let us know.
Posted: Aug 23, 2013

Olex2 1.2.3 beta is released

It has been a while and the new beta release update is now available for downloads. Current version of Olex2 has moved to wxWidgets 2.9.4 which resolved a few system-specific issues.  A number of issues reported to us by users and found at workshops are also resolved. This is our first release to include Olex2 extension modules which are available for testing. Amongst the new features of the current update: User adjustable set of visible short interactions (look at the interactions_from ...
Posted: Aug 21, 2013

3D Plus

With this extension module enabled, you can export your structure in the following 3D output formats: PLY, STL and VRML. These files can be used for 3D printing. STL files are most primitive and provide monochrome set of polygons, PLY, in addition to STL format also provides the color output. VRML file output provides model almost identical to the one visible in Olex2. Once the module is instaleld the users gets these three commands: PictSTL PictPLY PictWRL These commands take a ...
Posted: Jul 20, 2013

Olex2: Three weeks after Bordeaux

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Posted: Jun 28, 2013

RECIPROCS Workshop Bordeaux, July 1-2 2013

Dear Participant, Welcome to the Olex2 workshop! The workshop will be informal, and there will be plenty of time for hands-on experience with Olex2. I hope you all had a chance to install the latest version of Olex2 and that everything went smoothly. Please also make sure that you have ShelXL-2013 and SUPERFLIP/EDMA installed and that it all works with Olex2. Please search this website for further information if you have trouble making it all work. In the first session of the ...
Posted: May 4, 2013

BCA Intensive Teaching School 2013

Posted: Mar 26, 2013

Olex2 1.2.2 is released now!

New 1.2.2 release includes a number of fixes found in previous version and new features, including: GUI for the extinction correction refinement A possibility to submit structure factors for the CheckCif and making the submission asynchronous – meaning that the user still can use Olex2 and while the report retrieval in the process. Fixes regarding the Fourier maps for HKLF 5 data Automatic recognition of EXYZ from CIF file Safe AFIX (optional) – the AFIX is validated after atoms ...
Posted: Feb 6, 2013


In this tutorial you will be given a fast overview how to solve and refine a crystal structure based on the example of sucrose.

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Did You Know?

The latest version of ShelXL is fully supported by Olex2. 

Please use the latest versions of ShelXL. If you haven't updated to ShelXL-20XX yet, then please get your copy now by searching for SHELX on the web!

What's New

Olex2 Workshop at the IUCr in Prague 2020

Olex2 Workshop at the IUCr in Prague 2020

This workshop has now been postponed to the IUCr in 2021 There will be an official Olex2 Workshop at the start of this year's IUCr on Saturday, 22nd August in Prague. Registration now...
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