- Input data can be prepared using the graphical user interface PWGui, by Anton Kokalj
- An alternative graphical user interface (also for WIndows and Mac): BURAI by Satomichi Nishihara (Version 1.3 available here)
- Visualization of the results can be obtained using XCrySDen
- An experimental web-based interface is available at NERSC: see the presentation video, contact the authors if interested in trying it
- Other visualization software that can produce input data or read output data for Quantum ESPRESSO:
- Quantum ESPRESSO
*plug-ins*(i.e. software that add functionalities by modifying QE code): - Externally distributed software using Quantum ESPRESSO code:
- thermo_pw: Elastic constants, Vibrational properties in the Quasi-Harmonic Approximation
- QE-GIPAW: EPR and NMR chemical shifts
- WEST: Electronic excitations with Many-Body Perturbation Theory
- KGEC: Kuboâ€“Greenwood Electrical Conductivity (reference paper)

- External software that can either use QE as a quantum engine, or use QE output data for further processing
- Schrodinger Materials Science Suite
- AiiDA: Automated Interactive Infrastructure and Database for Computational Science
- YAMBO: Electronic excitations with Many-Body Perturbation Theory
- BerkeleyGW: Many-Body Perturbation Theory
- QMCPACK: Quantum Monte Carlo calculations
- ElaStic: Elastic Constants
- XtalOpt: Evolutionary/Genetic Algorithm (no longer maintained)
- USPEX: Evolutionary/Genetic Algorithm
- CALYPSO: Crystal structure prediction via Particle Swarm Optimization
- PHON: Phonon calculation using the Frozen-Phonon approach
- phononpy: Phonon calculation using the Frozen-Phonon approach
- WanT: Coherent Transport from Maximally Localized Wannier Functions
- WANNIER90: Maximally-localized Wannier functions and transport properties
- BoltzTraP: Calculation of transport properties
- AMULET: Dynamical Mean Field Theory calculations
- PYXAID: non-adiabatic Molecular Dynamics
- NanoTCAD ViDES: Simulation of nanostructured devices
- LOBSTER: a local-orbital basis-set suite for extracting chemical information from plane-wave calculations

- Other QE resources found in external sites:
- Virtual NanoLab (VNL) graphical user interface, a free product by QuantumWise
- NanoHub

(Last updated October 19, 2017)