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Chrawler, created by Scilligence Corporation, is software made to scan chemical structures in various document formats and make them structure-searchable.[1] Users must purchase the software, and the program will "scan all your data sources, including local files, remote files on network, emails, web pages, SharePoint contents, etc., and find contained chemical structures, and make them structure-searchable (substructure, full-structure, similarity)."[1] The Chrawler has multilingual functionality and supports Japanese and Chinese.[1]

File formats supported by Chrawler include:[1]

  • Word DOC and DOCX
  • Excel XLS and XLSX
  • PowerPoint PPT and PPTX
  • Outlook Emails
  • ChemDraw CDX and CDXML
  • ChemFinder CFX
  • ISIS/Symyx Draw SKC
  • Marvin MRV
  • ZIP, GZ, TAR compressed files
  • Oracle, SQL Server, MySql databases
  • Support for PDF and Image file formats is currently under development

Different editions of Chrawler include:[1]

  • Chrawler Personal Edition (windows desktop)
  • Chrawler Server Edition (web interface)
  • Chem4SharePoint - Includes Chrawler Server Edition.


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 "Chrawler-Chemistry Edition." Scilligence website, Accessed September 31, 2011.

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