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You may use the free unregistered copy of the Dr.Explain software as long as you wish. The free unregistered copy is almost fully functional though all output images are watermarked. To use all the benefits of the program please order the Dr.Explain license.


To download a free copy of Dr.Explain version 4.11.858, just click the button below.


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40 Mb (ZIP). Req.: Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 8



Notes for users of old versions who want to install the update

  • There is no need to uninstall the previous version. Simply install the new version over the old one. All your settings, preferences, and registration info will be kept.
  • Owners of Dr.Explain 3.x! Request your new registration key for version 4


Outdated version

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Minimum system requirements:

Hardware: PC 1Ghz, RAM 512 Mb, HDD free space 150 Mb
OS: MS Windows 2000 / XP / 2003 / Vista / 7


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What your colleagues say

Review of the Dr.Explain help authoring tool Very nice job! Great example of meeting an unmet need that has been around for years.

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What's new

24 February 2014 Our team introduces Tiwri.com - The technical writing platform powered by Dr.Explain.
You can test it today though many functions are under design yet.

20 February 2014 Dr.Explain 4.11 is available. Read the release notes.

1 February 2014 The Dr.Explain team is proud to be a Gold sponsor of
    Delphi Developer Days 2014

1 February 2014 The Dr.Explain team is proud to be a Sponsor at UA Europe 2014.
The Conference for Software User Assistance Professionals in Europe

13 September 2013 Dr.Explain 4.10 is available. Read the release notes.

1 January 2012 The Dr.Explain team is proud to be a sponsor of
The Conference for Software User Assistance

Microsoft Silver Partner