Crystallographic Information Framework



cif2sx is a stand-alone program that will take as input a legal CIF and output a legal SHELXL instruction file. A SHELX file for each data_ block may be obtained.


If you wish to install and use this software you should download the most up-to-date version from the above Web site. The links below are to copies which are suitable for browsing or for use if the primary Web site is not available. However, they may be out of date and lack the full functionality of the latest version.


The program is active but its preferred distribution is integrated within the WinGX program system.

Language and platform

The software is written in Fortran and should compile and run in a command-line environment on any common operating system with a Fortran compiler. A Linux executable is included in the source directory. The program system WinGX includes the functionality of this program within an integrated MS-Windows system of programs for solving, refining and analysing single crystal X-ray diffraction data for small molecules.


Terms and conditions of use

Copyright in the software © the author.
Author: Louis J. Farrugia.

The software is distributed here under the standard terms and conditions of use applying to software associated with International Tables for Crystallography Volume G.