How do I plot charge densities?

Created by Alberto Garcia on on 2016-02-19
Last updated by:
Nick Papior on on 2017-02-05

(This is an example FAQ item)

There are several ways:

-- Use the Util/Denchar program to generate either volume or contour data.

-- Convert the RHO file to a more standard visualization format, such as .cube. This can be done with the Util/Grid/g2c_ng program, or with the sisl suite (

-- Use the rho2xsf utility in Util/Contrib/APostnikov to generate a file that can be read by XCrysden