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Click on the tabs below for information about ChemDraw.

About ChemDraw

About the software

ChemDraw is a tool for producing chemical drawings.


ChemDraw is installed on IT Services managed PCs and is available for unsupported machines and personal use; see the Obtaining the software tab.

Obtaining the software


ChemDraw is installed on all IT Services classroom PCs.

Office PCs

To install ChemDraw on office PCs managed by IT Services, follow these steps:

  1. From the Start Menu search for and open Software Center
  2. Locate the software under the Applications tab
  3. Click on the blue Install button

Unmanaged machines and home use

You will need to register as a member on Revvity Signals's website if you have not already.

To register
  • Visit the Revvity Signals registration page
  • Search for, and select University of York
  • Select the option for the software you require
  • If you already have a registered account, you can sign in as an Existing User (your university email address should be your Login ID)
  • If you haven't used the website before, sign up as a new user using your university email address. This will then become your Login ID.
    • Once you have entered the required details and signed up as a new user you will receive an email with a link directing you to set up your account password. When this has been set up you can then log in to the website using your Login ID and password.

Documentation, training and support



  • Introductory tutorials are provided in the ChemDraw Help menu and user guide