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A lot of the content published on our website can be downloaded and viewed offline.


Articles which are available for download will generally have a link on the right hand side to a PDF version (see two example screenshots below). Click on the link and then download it to your device.


Many of the articles have supplementary material in a variety of media. Listed below are the file formats most commonly used on nature.com:

Document: PDF, Word, Power Point, Excel

Citation: Research Information Systems: RIS

Image: JPEG, GIF, BMP

Video: Quicktime: MOV, MP4; Flash Video: FLV; Windows: WMV

Audio: WMA; MP3


To view downloaded content you will need to have the appropriate software installed on your device:

Adobe PDF Reader

Adobe Flash Video

Quicktime Player

Windows Media Player

Microsoft Office - open source office suite alternatives: Apache Open Office, Libre Office, Oxygen Office

EndNote

Reference Manager


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Firefox

Internet Explorer

Chrome

Safari

Opera


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