WinGX Program System

WinGX Program System

WinGX is a MS-Windows system of programs for solving, refining and analysing single crystal X-ray diffraction data for small molecules. It provides a consistent and user-friendly GUI for some of the best publically available crystallographic programs. It is now fully compatible with the SHELX-2014 programs and has interfaces to the SirWare programs (SIR-97, SIR-2004, SIR-2008, SIR-2011) amongst others.

WinGX is provided free of charge for academic, scientific, educational and non-commercial users, provided its use is acknowledged. A licence is required and may be requested by using the "Licences" button on the left.

WinGX uses SHELX format ASCII files, and contains the following facilities and features

The current version of WinGX may be downloaded from here. The most recent modifications are given here.

If you have any problems with WinGX, check out the FAQ page first.

If you find a bug in WinGX please use the Bug Report Form

There are more than 80,000 registered users worldwide since the release of version 1.64 (March 2001).

A suitable reference for the WinGX package is

L. J. Farrugia, J. Appl. Cryst. (2012),45, 849-854.


Author: Louis J. Farrugia

School of Chemistry, Joseph Black Building,
University Of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ
Telephone +44 (0)141 330 5137
FAX +44 (0)141 330 4888

E-mail louis.farrugia@glasgow.ac.uk