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Recommended browsers and software

The following browsers and operating systems are recommended. Espacenet may still be usable in older or other browsers such as Opera and on OSX-Safari, but may not function fully. We recommend that you upgrade your browser regularly to ensure Espacenet continues to function properly.


Browser

Version number

Operating system

IE

11+

Windows 7 and 8

Firefox

60+

Windows 10

Chrome

60+

Windows 8

Edge

38+

Windows 10

We recommend that you use at least Adobe Acrobat Reader Version 9. Please add https://*.epo.org, http://*.espacenet.com and https://*.espacenet.com (or any other relevant Espacenet server) to your Trusted Sites zone, which you will find under Tools - Internet Options - Security.