» Chemdraw

It is a drawing tool of choice for chemists to create publication-ready, scientifically intelligent drawings for use in ELNs, databases and publications and for querying chemical databases.

Available To:

Chapman University faculty, students, and staff on:

  • Chapman University-owned computer
  • Personally Owned Device or Computer

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How To Get a Copy

To be installed on personally-owned computers, individual users can download the software.

To be installed on Chapman University-owned computers, please register or contact the IS&T Service Desk by emailing servicedesk@chapman.edu. They will need your name, email address, contact phone number, and computer name.

If you're not sure what your computer name is, follow these instructions:

Mac OS X 10.4 and later:

  • Go to and Launch your System Preferences.
  • Click on the Sharing pane.
  • Your Computer Name is listed at the top of the pane.

Windows 7:

  • Go to and click on the Start Menu
  • Right-click on Computer, and then clicking Properties (the computer icon may be on your desktop)
  • Under Computer name, domain, and workgroup settings, you can find your computer name, and its full computer name if your computer is on a domain.

Windows 10:

  • On the search field next to the start menu (where it asks “Ask me anything”, type “Computer name.”
  • The search result will show “View your PC name.”  Click on the result and a window will appear with the PC Name.

Additional Resources

To learn more, please visit the vendor's website at PerkinElmer Chemdraw
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License Type:

Chapman has a site license.

Operating Systems supported:

Windows and Mac

Important Note

Once you leave Chapman University, you must remove ALL Site-licensed software from your personal computers.