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Type PyMOL Plugin
Download plugins/
Author(s) Georg Steinkellner
License BSD
This code has been put under version control in the project Pymol-script-repo
Screenshot of the BNI Tools plugin menu

BNI Tools is a plug in for PyMOL which adds additional functionalities and presets to the PyMOL GUI.


Install it using the 'Install Plugin' menu within PyMOL:
PyMOL > Plugin > Plugin Manager

Example images created using BNI Tools

Create a box around a selection Load and show DelPhi or other maps Create a box Exclude parts of surface Create Plane Create a main chain track

BNI Tools dropdown menu (Plugin > BNI Tools > ...)

    [+]Load Files->
     [-]modeller files
       * load multiple modeller files and sort by 
       * objective function energy 
       * and add  ..→
A Random PyMOL-generated Cover. See Covers.