DOWNLOADABLE VERSION
The downloadable version may be tried out free of charge for a period of 30 days or purchased outright.
The product is downloaded onto your system’s hard disk and installed.
In order to check the complete compatibility with your operating system, we suggest you ask for a free 30-days trial of your dictionary before purchasing it. Click here to learn more.
Compatible operating systems and platforms are as follows:
- Windows (32 or 64 bit): Windows XP (Service Pack 3), Vista (Service Pack 2), Windows 7 and Windows 8.
- Macintosh (32 or 64 bit): OS X 10.5 (Leopard), 10.6 (Snow Leopard), 10.7 (Lion), 10.8 (Mountain Lion), and 10.9 (Mavericks).
- Linux (32 or 64 bit), gtk distributions.
On all platforms you need a Java virtual machine installed. » Read more.
On all platforms you need approximately 500 free megabytes on the main hard disk.
Installazione must be performed by the same account that will use the dictionary.
Be sure to choose the correct version for your system when you download a product. You may download more than one version.
Once installed the software requires you to type in a serial number and to activate it online. » Find out more
You can purchase the licence directly and get a full serial number, or try it out free for 30 days with a temporary serial number. When the trial period expires you must purchase the full licence to continue to use the product.
Every licence purchased allows you to activate the product on three different systems. When more user accounts are present on the same system, the product must be activated by every user whishing to run it. It will also allow you – before resetting a computer or reformatting a hard disk where the product is installed – to deactivate it so as not to forfeit one of the three activations allowed (by menas of the "Activation" menu).
If you wish to activate more than three installations, all you have to do is purchase more licences. You will be entitled to a discount according to the number of licences purchased for each additional licence purchased after the first.
You may find informations on the software installation by following the link "How to install..." from the main page of your product.

ONLINE VERSION
The online version can be tried out for free for a 30 day period or purchased with an annual subscription (365 days).
With this version you can also benefit from the interaction among all data banks » Find out more

The online product can be accessed from any system which is equipped with a live Internet connection and a recent browser: Mozilla Firefox (4.0 or subsequent version, recommended browser), Safari (4.0 or subsequent), Google Chrome (4.0 or subsequent), Opera (10 or subsequent); Internet Explorer (7.0 or subsequent) may be used but is not fully compatible.
The online product can also be used from a tablet computer: iPad with iOS5 and any tablet with Android 3.1 (or subsequent version).
In some products you can play the pronunciation of words: you need a plugin player for mp3 files available in your system.
There are two possible means of access.

SINGLE-USER SOLUTION with username and password
The first time the software is accessed, a serial number must be entered.
You can purchase the licence directly and get the serial number which guarantees access for a year or try it out for 30 days and receive a temporary serial number: in order to continue to use the product when the trial period expires you must purchase the licence for an annual subscription.
The licence allows you to use the product from one device at a time, logging in with your username (your e-mail address) and a password.
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MULTI-USER SOLUTIONS
eLexico.com products are available in multi-user solutions.
If you belong to a university, a college of higher education, a companies or a professional studio, click here to learn more.

NOTE
- Serial numbers of the downloadable version and the online version are not interchangeable. However, you may purchase or apply for a trial period of access to the downloadable+online version and get a serial number that works for both.
- All prices of single-user licences shown on the eLexico.com website are inclusive of VAT.