Comparison of Marvin Pro and Marvin JS Feature Sets

    To provide an easy-to-use publication tool for chemical figures, Marvin Pro comes with a wide range of features to facilitate drawing and enhanced visuals. Meanwhile, our legacy web-based drawing tool, Marvin JS, continues to support workflows involving advanced chemical intelligence.

    The figure below represents how the feature sets of these tools compare against each other. For a detailed overview, see the comparison tables further below.

    Comparison of Marvin Pro and Marvin JS

    Publication Quality

    Feature Marvin Pro Marvin JS
    Coloring atoms, bonds, and shapes1 ✔️
    Rich-text formatting of atom labels and texts ✔️
    Drawing scribble line ✔️
    Calculating chemical properties for structures and substructures ✔️
    Alignment guidelines for precise positioning ✔️

    Advanced Chemistry

    Feature Marvin Pro Marvin JS
    Lewis structures, Markush structures, Polymers ✔️
    Enhanced stereo notation ✔️
    Advanced atom & bond properties ✔️
    Customizable user interface ✔️

    Basic Chemistry

    Feature Marvin Pro Marvin JS
    Drawing atoms, bonds, arrows, and shapes ✔️ ✔️
    Inserting chemical templates, expanding chemical labels ✔️ ✔️
    2D cleaning, assigning absolute stereo label, toggling aromatic display ✔️ ✔️
    Exporting files and images, copying and pasting ✔️ ✔️

    1. Shapes can be colored in Marvin JS.