Free chemical drawing tool from Dotmatics reaches record number of downloads
Bishops Stortford, UK. Dotmatics, a leading provider of scientific informatics solutions and services to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, has announced that its chemical drawing App, Elemental, has reached over 100,000 downloads. Available to download for free from Apple’s iTunes store, the intuitive and innovative tool enhances scientist’s productivity, optimising the time spent drawing structures and reactions. The accessible interface and inclusion of all necessary drawing functions has led to Elemental becoming the preferred chemical drawing software for chemists across industry and academia.
The app belongs to the Elemental Suite of tools for sketching chemical entities. The suite includes Elemental Draw, chemical drawing software that runs on Windows and Mac computers, Elemental DB which enables scientists to search chemical structures within the freely available 1.2 million ChEMBL chemical dataset, Elemental Plugin, designed for developers needing to add structured sketches to their applications, and the Elemental App for mobile devices.
“The response to the free Elemental Drawing App has been phenomenal since day one and we are delighted to reach the landmark of 100,000 downloads so soon,” said Dr Stephen Gallagher, CEO at Dotmatics. “We worked meticulously to ensure that the tool included all of the features demanded from a chemical drawing software application and are delighted that it has become so popular in the market.”
Dotmatics is a leading global scientific informatics software and services provider, delivering solutions tailored to the modern, highly collaborative and mobile scientific environments. The company provides solutions to several vertical markets, including the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, academia, food and beverage, oil and gas and agrochemical industries. Dotmatics’ enterprise solutions are flexible, scalable and configurable, providing effective scientific information management across entire organisations, from discovery research to development and early manufacturing. Dotmatics has significant expertise in scientific informatics, including database management for chemistry and biologics, electronic laboratory notebooks, chemical and biological registration, screening data management, SAR analysis, reporting, and visualisation. Dotmatics solutions are available for local or cloud deployment and they are supported on Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X and Linux. A privately owned company, Dotmatics was founded in 2005 and their headquarters is based south of Cambridge in the UK.