AutoDock4 Installation

AutoDock is a suite of automated docking tools. It is designed to predict how small molecules, such as substrates or drug candidates, bind to a receptor of known 3D structure.
To run AutoDock on Windows, you must first download and install Cygwin, a Linux-like environment for Windows. Cygwin is available from Follow the instructions for installing and setting up Cygwin from the Cygwin web site.

Cygwin installation:
  • Go to Cygwin website
  • Download setup.exe.
  • Open setup.exe(Choose run)
  • Choose Next.
  • Choose Install from Internet option.
  • Choose Root Directory(D or E recommended).
  • Direct Connection.
  • Choose the any mirror sites.
  • Select default settings.
  • This will install Cygwin in your PC.
Auto Dock4

AutoDock can be downloaded from .

ADT can be downloaded from 

Install ADT

Installing Autodock
  • Go to Start->Program Files->Cygwin->Cygwin Bash Shell
  • Type whoami (to find system name).
  • cd /cygdrive/c/Documents\ and\ Settings/YOUR_USERNAME/Desktop.
  • Extracting autodock4 tar xvzf autodocksuite-4.0.1-i86Cygwin.tar.gz
  • cd i86Cygwin
cp autodock4.exe /usr/local/bin     cp autogrid4.exe /usr/local/bin

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