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The Complete National Geographic: 125th Anniversary Edition

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Browse every issue of National Geographic magazine from 1888 through 2012—more than 1,400 issues, 8,000 articles, 200,000 photographs, and hundreds of maps exactly as they appeared in print. Our definitive collection of every issue of National Geographic magazine through 2012 is digitally reproduced in high resolution. Use the visual interface to explore a topic, find photographs, browse the globe, or wander on your own expedition. Requires Windows® 7/Vista/XP/2000 or Mac® OS X v10.4 or later. Internet access required for some features. External display recommended with MacBook Pro Retina systems.


Already own The Complete National Geographic? Purchase and download the latest issues instantly:
Launch The Complete National Geographic from your computer. Click on Preferences and Check for Updates to make sure your computer is running the latest version. Once your computer is up to date, The Complete National Geographic will alert you at launch anytime an update is available.


To download an update, simply register with National Geographic, select your update, and complete your purchase. Each update year is only $9.95! Your new issues will download and install right away!


Questions? Send us an email.


  • Rediscover every printed page—every article and advertisement, and thousands of photographs—from 1888 through 2012.
  • Reference hundreds of the magazine's classic maps digitized as part of the magazine's archive for the first time.
  • Use Geobrowse—a visual geographic search tool—to find articles, photographs, and maps about the location you choose.
  • Browse special "read lists" from National Geographic or personalize your archive by creating and saving your own lists of favorite articles.
  • Test your knowledge of subjects, including exploration, the environment, geography, history, and cultures with a trivia game that links to related articles.

Windows®:
-Intel® Pentium® III 1GHz or faster processor, 512MB of RAM
Windows 7, Windows Vista Home Premium, Business, Ultimate, or Enterprise, including 64-bit editions, Windows Vista SP1, Windows XP Tablet PC Edition SP2 and SP3, Windows XP SP2 and SP3, Windows 2000 SP4, and Windows 2003 Server


Mac® OS X:
-Intel Core™ Duo 1.83 GHz or faster processor; PowerPC G4 1 GHz or faster processor
-Mac OS X 10.4.11 or Mac OS X 10.5.4 and 10.5.5 or Mac OS 10.6
-512 MB of RAM. External display recommended with MacBook Pro Retina systems.


Quick-start Guide


Correction to the Quick Start Guide: Please install from Disk 7 (not Disk 1) to ensure you receive the updates from 2010 through 2012.


Already own The Complete National Geographic? Purchase and download the latest issues instantly:
Launch The Complete National Geographic from your computer. Click on Preferences and Check for Updates to make sure your computer is running the latest version. Once your computer is up to date, The Complete National Geographic will alert you at launch anytime an update is available.


To download an update, simply register with National Geographic, select your update, and complete your purchase. Each update year is only $9.95. Your new issues will download and install right away.


Questions? Send us an e-mail.


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The Complete National Geographic: 125th Anniversary Edition
 
3.0

(based on 5 reviews)

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        5.0

        The Best Program I've Bought

        By Joseph Durham

        from Bethel, Oh

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        Pros

        • Easy to use
        • Fantastic
        • Informative
        • Wonderful Updates
        • World Of Knowledge

        Cons

        • Not one thing

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          Comments about The Complete National Geographic: 125th Anniversary Edition:

          I love to use this set to just sit down and read. My son of 11 years old uses this during school research projects as a source of information.

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          • No

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          2.0

          Poor Quality

          By Traveller

          from Texas

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            • Quality

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              Comments about The Complete National Geographic: 125th Anniversary Edition:

              The quality of the scans are very poor. The navigation through the product is poor. Trying to actually read through these is very unpleasant. The pictures did scan well but the articles themselves are blurred and hard to read.

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              • No

              (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              Worthless

              By Steve

              from St. Paul MN

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              Pros

              • There are no pros

              Cons

              • It Will Not Install
              • Product Will Not Install

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                Comments about The Complete National Geographic: 125th Anniversary Edition:

                This product will not install. It is unusable.

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                • No

                (4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                No downloading updates!!!!

                By Veruco

                from Alicante, Spain.

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Saving Room

                Cons

                • No Downloading Updates

                Best Uses

                • Looking For Information

                Comments about The Complete National Geographic: 125th Anniversary Edition:

                Be careful, in the product's details they say you will be able to download the updates when they are ready. Well, that's not true, I bought the until 2010 version of the Complete National Geographic, and since then NO downloadable update has been made, I got in touch many times with them and they didn't provide me any solution. So if you want to download updates don't buy the Complete National Geographic, because they don't made downloadable updates as they say in the product's details.

                P.D. Living in spain it is so much cheaper to download the updates than buy the new dvd's with the updates because of taxes.

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                (17 of 17 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                3.0

                good price but don't expect too much

                By schmopinions

                from Toronto, Canada

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                Pros

                • price
                • Search

                Cons

                • Photo Quality

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                  Comments about The Complete National Geographic: 125th Anniversary Edition:

                  It's worth getting it for this price (49.95 at this time) but don't expect National Geographic's traditional picture quality. They probably switched to digital printing sometime around 2000 (haven't pinpointed the exact year yet) and all issues since then look good. But even issues from the late 1990s are strongly lacking in the quality of the pictures.

                  Rendering is very slow.

                  On the positive side, the search works as it should and that alone makes this collection worthwhile. Imagine being able to search for a country and read all the National Geographic articles about that country since 1888 until now.

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