Oxygen PDF Chemistry is a Java application and requires the following Oracle Java version, depending on your operating system:
  • Windows or Linux - Java JRE version 1.8.
  • Mac OS X - Java JDK version 1.8.

To install Oxygen PDF Chemistry on your platform, follow this procedure:

  1. Download the ZIP distribution from the Oxygen website:
  2. Unzip the archive. This will result in a folder named oxygen-pdf-chemistry.
  3. Move the oxygen-pdf-chemistry folder to a location of your choice.
  4. Add the full path for that folder to your PATH environment variable (for information about how to do this, see the related links below, depending on your operating system).
  5. Test the installation by typing the following command in a console:
    chemistry -v
    Mac OS X or Linux:
    sh -v

    Result: It should display the version.