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NAME - Convert PML to PSE

SYNOPSIS [--feedback <yes or no>] [--overwrite] [-w <dir>] -i <infile> -o <outfile> -h | --help | -e | --examples


Convert PyMOL script language (PML) file to PyMOL session (PSE) file.

The supported input and output file formats are PML (.pml) and PSE (.pse).


-f, --feedback <yes or no> [default: yes]

PyMOL output feedback during loading of PML file. This option may not work in all versions of PyMOL across various platforms.

-e, --examples

Print examples.

-h, --help

Print this help message.

-i, --infile <infile>

Input file name.

-o, --outfile <outfile>

Output file name.


Overwrite existing files.

-w, --workingdir <dir>

Location of working directory which defaults to the current directory.


To convert a PML file to a PSE file, type:

% -i Sample.pml -o Sample.pse

To convert a PML file to a PSE file along with turning off PyMOL feedback during loading of PML file, type:

% -f no -i Sample.pml -o Sample.pse


Manish Sud



Copyright (C) 2024 Manish Sud. All rights reserved.

The functionality available in this script is implemented using PyMOL, a molecular visualization system on an open source foundation originally developed by Warren DeLano.

This file is part of MayaChemTools.

MayaChemTools is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.



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