ORTEP-III - Latest News

January 31, 2000

ORTEP-III Version 1.0.3 (Jan. 31, 2000) released.

January 11, 1999

Lachlan Cranswick (l.cranswick@dl.ac.uk) has graciously set up a mirror of the U.S. ORTEP-III web site in Australia. The URL of the mirror is


March 31, 1998

Pedro Giffuni (giffunip@asme.org) of the Universidad Nacional de Colombia has compiled ORTEP-III for FreeBSD-2.2.5. The executable is available as a gzipped tar file.


Lachlan Cranswick (l.cranswick@dl.ac.uk) has graciously set up a mirror of the U.S. ORTEP-III web site as part of the Collaborative Computational Project No 14 (CCP14) for Single Crystal and Powder Diffraction. The URL of the mirror is


November 4, 1996

ORTEP-III Version 1.0.2 released. Thanks to Tomoji Ozeki for pointing out an error in the code. Check out this new version.

October 16, 1996

ORTEP-III Version 1.0.1 released.

July 29, 1996

ORTEP-III manual released.

July 18, 1996

Martin Kroeker (martin@oc2.oc.chemie.tu-darmstadt.de) at the University of Darmstadt has graciously set up a WWW site to mirror the U.S. ORTEP-III web site. The URL of the European mirror is


Martin Kroeker has also compiled ORTEP-III for PC LINUX. Use the following link to download.


Kate Crennell (bca@isise.rl.ac.uk) has compiled ORTEP-III for Acorn microcomputers running the RISC OS operating system. It is available from HENSA, the Higher Education National Software Archive, in the UK. This archive is available to academics at any time; access from other sites may be stopped during the working day until after 18.00 UK time. The executable is available at


May 17, 1996

Crystallographic Topology pages, which discuss orbifolds and ORTEP's critical net drawings, placed on WWW.

April 8, 1996

ORTEP "Kin" page added.

April 2, 1996

ORTEP-III Version 1.0 released!


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