DOE provides information on its website in a variety of file formats. Most of these file formats are easily read and displayed by standard web browsers, but some file formats have been specifically developed for transmitting and displaying special content. Visitors to the site can download and install on their computers free add-on programs called "plug-ins" that will enable their browsers to display or play the content of these files. Information on these formats, and links for downloading the required plug-ins are provided below.
Microsoft Internet Explorer - Internet Explorer version 5.x or newer is recommended.
Free Internet Explorer
Adobe Acrobat Reader - This download allows users to view PDF files.
Free Acrobat Reader
Adobe Acrobat Reader Accessibility Page
Real Player - This download allows users to access streaming media.
Free Real Player