the ".zip" in the file name is almost certainly telling JSmol that this is a zip file and thus binary. Jmol/Java doesn't care, but JSmol/HTML5 does. And Chrome is the  one that would be affected.

So either (1) change that file signature to not include zip or (2) add a JavaScript line after you load JSmol.min.js that removes "zip" from

    Jmol._binaryTypes = [".gz",".jpg",".png",".zip",".jmol",".bin",".smol",".spartan",".mrc",".pse", ".map", ".omap"];

This presumes the data really are NOT binary.


On Mon, Feb 3, 2014 at 12:14 PM, Dina Schneidman <> wrote:

I have converted Jmol to Jsmol using adapter library.
All works well in Firefox, however for Chrome I get an error message:
"unrecognized file format for file ..."

Here is a link to the page:

Any suggestions are welcomed!


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