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Cambridge Structural Database System

This is the Cambridge Structural Database (CSD) System software distribution site for the following UC campuses: Berkeley and LBL, Los Angeles, Merced, Riverside, San Diego, and Santa Cruz. Questions regarding access to CSD software should be directed to UC campus contacts.

Useful Links


Select your campus below to obtain site codes and activation keys that will be needed to register the product after it is installed.


CAUTION!! The complete packages are multiple Gigabytes in size. See CSDS 2020 What's New and Release Notes (PDF) for installation instructions. CCDC now makes software and data updates available about every 3 months. To check for updates, use Help...Check for Updates in either Mercury or Hermes. For more information, consult pg. 30 of the Release Notes.

 

Windows

MacOSX

Linux/Unix

Current
Version
2020
CSDv5.41
Cambridge Structural Database System for Windows 2020 Release (one ZIP file, requires 9 GB of disk space)
Contents: ConQuest 2.0.4, Mercury 4.3.0, Mogul 1.8.4, PreQuest, Conformer Generator 1.3.4, Hermes 1.10.4, GOLD 5.8.0, SuperStar 2.2.4, DASH 3.4.4, IsoStar 2.3.4 PC Client and all data files. Installation Note: There is a known issue with Mercury, Mogul, or Hermes failing to run. See CCDC Support Case for more information about why it’s happening and how to fix it.
Cambridge Structural Database System for Mac OSX 2020 Release (one DMG file, requires 9 GB of disk space)
Contents: ConQuest 2.0.4, Mercury 4.3.0, Mogul 1.8.4, Conformer Generator 1.3.4, Hermes 1.10.4, GOLD 5.8.0, IsoStar 2.3.4 Client and all data files.

Cambridge Structural Database System for Linux 2020 Release (one TAR file, requires 9 GB of disk space)
Contents: ConQuest 2.0.4, Mercury 4.3.0, Mogul 1.8.4, PreQuest, Conformer Generator 1.3.4, Hermes 1.10.4, GOLD 5.8.0, SuperStar 2.2.4, IsoStar 2.3.4 Client, IsoStar data and server software and all database files.

 

Please read before downloading and using the Cambridge Structural Database

The CSD (Cambridge Structural Database) and CSD System (including downloaded data, manuals, results, and printed products) shall be used exclusively for the purpose of scientific teaching and research, which may include research such as, for example into drug development or drug modifications capable of commercial exploitation. The results of such research may be published through the normal academic channels, subject to the inclusion of a proper acknowledgement to the CCDC (Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre) (see Part IV of the Schedule to this Agreement).

Part IV Acknowledgements
The following references should be quoted in all publications based on this License of Access:

Useful Links:

  1. User manuals (online documentation)
  2. Cambridge Structural Database Home Page
  3. Cambridge Structural Database System Components

Please contact UC Technical Contact if you have any problems with this page.
Last updated Feb-20