We have made some major changes to the names of our products recently and are thrilled to introduce a new suite of Next Generation Chemistry Software. The suite encompasses five products: Forge, Torch, TorchLite, Blaze and Spark. This new product line up is designed to fit more closely with your computational and medicinal chemistry needs and we encourage you to take a look and let us know what you think.
Some of the products have simply been re-launched with fire-themed names like Blaze and Spark, but others will show significant changes over previous products and now include exciting new features. If you’re already using Cresset software or you’ve grown accustomed to the old product line, you might want to take a look at the product guide below to see how things have changed. We’re launching the new products together but it will take a few weeks for the developers to finalize all the releases so please bear with us during the change over.
|Old Product Name||New Product Name||Description and Features|
|FieldTemplater and FieldAlign together||Forge||Forge is a powerful computational suite to understand SAR and design. It brings together all the functionality of FieldAlign and FieldTemplater together with new science and new capabilities. It helps you:
|FieldAlign||Torch||Torch is a powerful design and 3D SAR tool for medicinal chemists. Torch represents a new opportunity for our medicinal chemistry customers to use a product that is dedicated to the tasks that you want to do. It helps you:
|FieldView||TorchLite|| TorchLite is a free 3D molecule viewing, editing and drawing tool. It helps you:
|FieldScreen||Blaze|| Blaze is an amazing ligand based virtual screening tool. It helps you:
|FieldStere||Spark||Spark is an exciting and powerful way of generating novel and diverse structures for your project. It helps you:
|Xed Tools||Xed Tools||Nothing’s changed here! The XED molecular mechanics force field is still at the heart of Cresset’s field technology and you can still use Xed Tools for conformation generation and ligand minimization.|
Still have more questions? Take a look at the FAQs below, or contact us to learn more about the product line changes and how they work for you.
I already use some of the old products. What happens to my yearly license?
Nothing changes for now. You can continue to use your current software license(s) without any interruption in service. When your license is up for yearly renewal, we’ll be in touch to see how your needs align with the new products and then you can decide which products work best for you.
Do these new products work with the same operating systems and interfaces as the previous product line up?
Yes, all of new products work exactly the same way as they did previously. The table below gives you a good idea of which products work with which operating systems and interfaces.
I just tried a demo of one of the old products. Do I need to try a new demo the new products too?
That depends on which product you’re interested in. If you’ve previously tried FieldTemplater or used FieldAlign and wanted to do more then you will definitely want to check out a new demo of Forge because we’ve added lots of cool new features that were designed specifically with computational chemists in mind. If you’ve tried a demo of FieldStere, FieldScreen, XedTools, or any of the interface options you probably don’t need a new demo right now because all we’ve changed is the product name. Feel free to contact us if you have questions about your product demo.
Why did you rename the products with fire-themed names?
We’ve been planning to align our product line up more closely with your needs for a long time, and with the launch of Forge, we decided it was also a good time to update a few other things. Plus we love the fact that our fiery Cresset logo now matches our new product names!
Some of the links on your site don’t work anymore. What’s happening?
Sorry, this is our mistake and we apologize for the inconvenience. We’re doing our best to ensure that our website gets updated right along with the product changes but you’ve obviously found a mistake. If you find a broken link, or other problem, please let us know and we’ll fix it right away.