[Pw_forum] Alternative to Xcrysden

Rajesh creativeidleminds at gmail.com
Sat Jul 22 13:10:41 CEST 2017

Dear Matic,
I am trying since last 20 days to compile xcrysden on windows 8.1 using
cygwin but always fails. Can you please guide me which version should be
compiled cygwin or semishared? And how to install using apt cygwin utility
and xcrysden through it?



On Sat, Jul 22, 2017 at 4:37 PM, Matic Poberznik <matic.poberznik at gmail.com>

> Dear Rajesh
> > Dear Users
> > Is there any alternative to xcrysden program to open pw input files?
> > Since xcrysden is not working on my windows 8.1 pc. If any can suggest
> > some other program name , please.
> xcrysden should work on windows within the cygwin environment
> (https://www.cygwin.com/) as well. The installation is a bit tedious,
> but it works. If you decide to proceed you can download the cygwin
> binary from here:
> http://www.xcrysden.org/Download.html (version 1.5.60)
> When you exctract it you should find a list of packages required in the
> README file. The easiest way is i think by using the apt-cyg utility.
> If you encounter any issues please write to the xcrysden mailing list
> (http://www.democritos.it/mailman/listinfo/xcrysden),
> hope this helps,
> Best Regards
> Matic
> --
> Matic Poberznik
> J. Stefan Institute, Jamova 39, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
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