Just a short introduction to what could have become the perfect tool for generating high quality realistic renderings of PDB files, QuteMol.
QuteMol is an open source program for high quality molecular visualizations of PDB files only. QuteMol mainly differentiates itself from PyMol by its use of real time ambient occlusion and a incredible intuitive user interface.
As a token of just how easy QuteMol actually is to use, I created the below GIF on my own desktop computer in about 1 min. Continue reading QuteMol tutorial – how to make realistic looking figures in 1 min