[chimera-dev] New Chimera extension

Elaine Meng meng at cgl.ucsf.edu
Mon Aug 19 09:43:29 PDT 2019

Greetings Mohmed Badr,
Extension writers can redistribute their own code. This is explained in the Licensing page, see:


There are lots of Chimera extensions available on the web, some of them described in publications, see:


I hope this helps,
Elaine C. Meng, Ph.D.
UCSF Chimera(X) team
Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
University of California, San Francisco

> On Aug 17, 2019, at 10:39 AM, mohmed badr <gunman4kill at gmail.com> wrote:
> Greeting 
> I want to create new chimera extension, that ease the user interaction with chimera, thus I will need to send the extension to many tester and get their feedback.
> If I understand the license agreement correctly, it stated that I can not distribute any edited version of chimera without your permission, does this include chimera extension too, and if it does please direct me to the person who can give me permission (if it's not you), please note this is my first time to develop chimera extension, if there is any other legal matter I should be aware of please stated as well.
> Regards
> Mohamed Badr

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