The CCP14 (Collaborative Computational Project No. 14) in Powder and
Small Molecule Single Crystal Diffraction was
in 1994 to acquire the best and most commonly used programs which are freely
The software located on the CCP14 site (and its overseas mirrors) is
freely available to academic users.
"The Collaborative Computational Projects (CCPs), assist universities in developing, maintaining and distributing computer programs and promoting the best computational methods."
For the most up to date summaries and introduction to the CCP14 Project, refer to:
For hints on navigating the CCP14 site, refer to: