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Chemistry: Tools/Mobile Apps


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BrowZine allows you to browse, read and collect e-journals on your iPad or Android tablet. Consult the BrowZine guide for more information.

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Anyone with a U of M email address and student or staff can download a copy of ChemDraw for free. 

Here are the steps to follow in order to download/install the program: 

1.       Go to the link

2.       Click on Login at the right-hand side top.

a.       Login using your email and password (If this is your first time, then you’re required to register and provide your name and email address).

b.       If you’ve already registered and you do not remember the password, recover the password by clicking on forgot/recover the password option.

3.       Click on My Site Subscription under Services under My Account.

4.       Click on Download Site Subscription software and download ChemDraw for Mac/Windows.

Chemistry Mobile Apps

Listed below is a select list of chemistry apps. Another useful list of mobile apps is available on the Chemistry on the Go website. The site includes information on the use of the app as well as pros and cons. Android and iOS apps are included.


ChemDoodle App Logo

FREE with purchase of ChemDoodle Desktop
Lets you draw organic structures and calculate their properties.

ChemJuice App Logo
FREE demo, for iPhone

Lets you draw chemical structures and reactions with your finger.


Molecules App Logo
FREE (iTunes), for iPhone and iPad
App for viewing and manipulating 3D renderings of molecules.

Merck Periodic Table App Logo
FREE, for iPhone and Android
An interactive Periodic Table of the Elements.

FREE (iTunes), for iPhone and iPad
A portable guide to learning organic nomenclature and Physics.

Periodic Droid App Logo
FREE, for Android
Periodic Table for Android.

FREE (iTunes), for iPhone and iPad
Learn and take quizzes on named reactions and mechanisms.

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