About UDock

Udock is a free interactive protein docking system, intended for both naive and experienced users. UDock is developed at the Conservatoire National des Arts et Metiers, France, by the Centre d'Etudes et de Recherche en Informatique et Communications (CEDRIC), the Laboratoire de Genomique, Bioinformatique, et Chimie Moleculaire (GBCM) and the XLIM.

Download UDock

UDock is a free windows and linux standalone software. You can download the executable for windows. Alternatively, you can download the source on the public repository.


The following controls are given for a QWERTY layout.

  • Change scene: Tab

Docking Scene (Default)

  • Camera:
    • Camera orientation: Mouse Right click
    • Camera rotate around: Mouse right click + left shift
    • Center on molecule: Mouse left double click on molecule
    • Front: W
    • Left: A
    • Back: S
    • Right: D
  • Molecule:
    • Rotate: Drag with mouse left click
  • Constraints
    • Apply scene constraint: Space
    • Add new anchor: Left control + left click on molecule
    • Add new line constraint: Add anchors on two different molecule

Spaceship Scene

  • Camera:
    • Orientation: Mouse right click / Game controller left and right stick
    • Front: W / Game controller right shoulder
    • Left: A
    • Back: S / Game controller right shoulder
    • Right: D
  • Spaceship:
    • Fire ball: A / Left Click / Game controller A
    • Change tool: 1 (Collision tool) / 2 (Anchor tool) / Game Controller B (Switch)
  • Constraints:
    • Apply scene constraint: Space / Game controller X
Udock v1