From: Norman Geist (
Date: Mon Mar 21 2016 - 02:41:13 CDT

There are options about Gaussian output in the file type options under
"import" when opening files via the GUI. Maybe those will work.

Norman Geist

> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: [] Im
> Auftrag von Mayne, Christopher G
> Gesendet: Freitag, 18. März 2016 15:36
> An: Parvez Mh <>
> Cc:
> Betreff: Re: vmd-l: Gaussian *.log/out visualize
> Masrul,
> There is some code in the QMTool and Force Field Toolkit plugins for
> parsing Gaussian log files and visualizing the results in VMD. However,
> the content of the log file is specific to whatever calculation you have
> the parsers are equally specific. So, there is some code floating around,
> whether it is useful or not is dependent on what your calculation is.
> Regards,
> Christopher Mayne
> > On Mar 17, 2016, at 5:57 PM, Parvez Mh <>
> wrote:
> >
> > Dear all:
> >
> > Is it possible to visualize gaussian *.log/out file in vmd. I wrote a
bash script
> to visualize *.com file of gaussian in vmd, that is a very trivial case. I
> for visualizing *log/out file, i might need to write code to convert
> in vmd acceptable format. I am curious, if vmd has already some plugin to
> do, so that i do not need to reinvent the wheel. I searched in the mailing
> but couldn't find something so.
> >
> > --Masrul