The software “ReciPro” supports many crystallographic calculations, simulation of/indexing  diffraction pattern, and so on.

The newest ReciPro ver4.745(2020/02/16) is available from below links.

Click Once version (this version will be not maintained in the future)
Msi installer version  

Main features of ReciPro

  • ReciPro provides many crystallographic calculations for 530 (Hall symbol) space groups
    • General conditions (or extinction rules), Wyckoff positions, multiplicities.  
    • Geometrical calculation of periodicity and/or angle between planes and/or axes 
    • Generation of equivalent atomic positions
  • ReciPro includes many atomic properties
    • Characteristic X-ray wavelength/energy
    • Atomic scattering factor for X-ray, electron and neutron
  • ReciPro can simulate diffraction patterns
    • X-ray, electron, and neutron sources are available.
    • Kinematic simulations for the all sources
    • Dynamic simulations for electron based on the Bethe method as follows
      • Parallel electron diffraction (SAED)
      • Precession electron diffraction
      • Convergent beam electron diffraction
  • ReciPro draws crystal structure using OpenGL4
    • Atomic positions
    • Bonds and Polyhedra
    • Unit cell and lattice planes
  • ReciPro plots stereonet (Wulf-net)
    • Axes and planes of any indices
    • Large and small circles
  • ReciPro identifies diffraction spots in the observed image
    • Support many file format (dm3, dm4, tiff, …)
    • Detect and fit diffraction spots automatically
    • Identify (or index) the diffraction spots for the selected crystal(s).   
  • To setup a crystal structure, you can
    • Import from CIF, AMC format files
    • Import from COD and AMCSD database through CSManager


Recent version histories
ver4.745(2020/02/16) Fixed a minor bug of Diffraction simulator.
ver4.744(2020/02/05) Improved interfaces of Diffraction simulator.
ver4.743(2020/02/02) Improved interfaces of Diffraction simulator.
ver4.742(2020/01/06) A minor improvement on SpotID.
ver4.741(2019/12/12) Fixed a minor bug on SpotID.


Screen shots of ReciPro

Main windw

Structure viewer


Structure viewer. (quartz)

Parallel beam electron diffraction pattern of forsterite.


Convergence beam electron diffraction pattern of silicon [111]


Table of scattering factors

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