Free NanoDrop software to update your instrument

Download software to operate your Thermo Scientific NanoDrop instrument with full functionality by selecting your instrument from one of the tabs below.

Minimum computer and operating system requirements needed to run each NanoDrop instrument is described under the specific instrument tab.

Please register your instrument before downloading instrument software. Registration is a one-time process and 1.) allows you to receive alerts when new software is available for your specific instrument and 2.) helps verify your warranty status.

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Software NanoDrop One

NanoDrop One/OneC software

Download current software files for the Thermo Scientific NanoDrop One and Onec microvolume UV-Vis spectrophotometers as well as PC Viewer software files to help you view and organize your data on your personal computer. Stay up to date and succeed!

IMPORTANT: Software versions for the instrument and PC Viewer must match to ensure data transfer and viewing. Example: Update instrument with NanoDrop One Operating and HELP software version 1.4 and update personal computer with PC Viewer software version 1.4.

How to update the Thermo Scientific NanoDrop One/Onec UV-Vis spectrophotometer Local Control Software and HELP system files

Please have your instrument serial number available for authentication before downloading files.

  1. First download the current English NanoDrop One/Onec Local Control Software v1.4 (May 2017) file to a USB device and follow the instructions below. 

    NOTE: The English HELP system is included in this operating file.
  2. Optional - After uploading the English file to your NanoDrop One spectrophotometer, you can download a non-English HELP system file to a USB device and follow the instructions below.
     

NanoDrop One/Onec HELP system file (May 2017)


Instructions to update NanoDrop One/OneC Local Control Software & Help System Files from USB device:

  1. Insert the USB device into any USB port on the NanoDrop One/OneC instrument.
  2. From the instrument Home screen, tap Settings > System > Update Software.

    • Select the version to install and tap Done.
    • When the installation is complete, the message "Update complete" appears. Tap OK.
    • The screen will prompt you to restart the instrument. Tap OK.


How to add a NanoDrop One/Onec Custom Method file - Optional

Download and unzip a desired custom method file (October 2016) from this list and copy the .method file to a USB device and then follow the instructions below:

Instructions for uploading a Custom Method to the instrument from a USB device:

  1. Insert the USB device into any USB port on the NanoDrop One instrument.
  2. From the Home screen tap the Custom tab select the Custom application, and select the USB port.
  3. Tap Load Method.  Custom methods on the USB will now appear in the "Load Method" dialog.
  4. Tap to select the custom method file(s) then tap Load.  The selected method(s) will now appear on the Custom method selection screen.
  5. Tap the custom method of interest to review method details.
  6. Tap Run Method to start a measurement.

 

How to update Thermo Scientific NanoDrop One/Onec PC Viewer software

The NanoDrop One PC Viewer software gives you the flexibility to view and work with data acquired with the NanoDrop One instrument on your personal computer (PC). This software is compatible with professional versions of Windows 10 (64 bit) and Windows 7 (64 bit).

  1. First download this current English NanoDrop One/Onec PC Viewer Software, version 1.4 (May 2017) file directly to your computer. 

    NOTE: This file also includes the English PC Viewer HELP system file.

  2. Optional - After downloading the English PC Viewer software file, you can then download the PC Viewer HELP system file for your local language by clicking on a file below:


PC Viewer HELP files (May 2017)


How to view and edit NanoDrop One/Onec Custom Methods on your computer (optional)

  1. Download, unzip and save a custom method file (.method) to your computer using the links below:

  2. Launch the NanoDrop One PC Viewer software.
  3. Click Custom Methods (top left).
  4. Select Manage Custom Methods from the drop down box.
  5. Click Import button on the bottom of the Manage Custom Methods dialog.
  6. Navigate to the location where you have saved the custom methods and select the custom method of interest.
  7. Import methods one at a time.
  8. Optional - To edit a custom method, select a method and click Edit in the Manage Custom Methods dialog. Rename the edited custom method and save it.

NanoDrop One/Onec Local Control Software Release Notes
Review a record of past changes to the NanoDrop One/Onec operating software.

NanoDrop One/Onec Users Guide
PDF version of the NanoDrop One/Onec Users Manual available for download.

NanoDrop 2000/2000c software

NanoDrop 2000 / 2000c Operating Software, version 1.6 (September 2014)
Operating software for the NanoDrop 2000 and NanoDrop 2000c. Compatible with Windows 7 Professional (32 and 64 bit), Windows 8.1 Professional (64 bit), and Windows 10 Pro (64 bit).

  • Must be an administrator on the computer to install the software
  • Make sure the instrument is disconnected from the computer and the power during the software download and installation.
  • Once the software has installed, connect the power to the instrument first and then connect the instrument to the computer. This will complete the driver installation.
  • Do not open the software until the window pop up indicates the hardware has successfully installed.
  • No additional drivers needed. All that is required installs with the software.
  • If you have tried to install an earlier version of software on the computer, please uninstall this version before proceeding.
  • Please wait until the driver installation is complete before opening the software. Please note that there are three drivers for the NanoDrop 8000, all other instruments have one driver.

  NanoDrop 2000 / 2000c Users Manual
PDF version of the NanoDrop 2000 / 2000c Users Manual available for download.

  NanoDrop 2000 / 2000c Release Notes
Software release notes for the NanoDrop 2000 / 2000c operating software.

NanoDrop 3300 software

NanoDrop 3300 Operating Software, version 2.8.0 (Released April 18, 2010)
Operating Software for the NanoDrop 3300. Compatible with Professional versions of Windows 7 (32 bit and 64 bit), Windows Vista (32 bit), Windows XP (32 bit).

  • Must be an administrator on the computer to install the software
  • Make sure the instrument is disconnected from the computer and the power during the software download and installation.
  • Once the software has installed, connect the power to the instrument first and then connect the instrument to the computer. This will complete the driver installation.
  • Do not open the software until the window pop up indicates the hardware has successfully installed.
  • No additional drivers needed. All that is required installs with the software.
  • If you have tried to install an earlier version of software on the computer, please uninstall this version before proceeding.
  • Please wait until the driver installation is complete before opening the software. Please note that there are three drivers for the NanoDrop 8000, all other instruments have one driver.

 NanoDrop 3300 User Manual
PDF version of NanoDrop 3300 User Manual available for download.

 NanoDrop 3300 Software Release Notes
Software release notes for the NanoDrop 3300 operating software.

 

NanoDrop 8000 software

NanoDrop 8000 Operating Software, version 2.3.2 (Released June 6, 2013)
Operating Software for the NanoDrop 8000. Compatible with Professional versions of Windows 7 (32 bit and 64 bit), Windows Vista (32 bit), Windows XP (32 bit).

  • Must be an administrator on the computer to install the software
  • Make sure the instrument is disconnected from the computer and the power during the software download and installation.
  • Once the software has installed, connect the power to the instrument first and then connect the instrument to the computer. This will complete the driver installation.
  • Do not open the software until the window pop up indicates the hardware has successfully installed.
  • No additional drivers needed. All that is required installs with the software.
  • If you have tried to install an earlier version of software on the computer, please uninstall this version before proceeding.
  • Please wait until the driver installation is complete before opening the software. Please note that there are three drivers for the NanoDrop 8000, all other instruments have one driver.

 NanoDrop 8000 User Manual
PDF version of NanoDrop 8000 User Manual available for download.

 NanoDrop 8000 Software Release Notes
Software release notes for the NanoDrop 8000 operating software.

NanoDrop 1000 software

NanoDrop 1000 Operating Software, version 3.8.1 (Released June 17, 2011)
Operating Software for the NanoDrop 1000. Compatible with Professional versions of Windows 7 (32 bit and 64 bit), Windows Vista (32 bit), Windows XP (32 bit).

  • Must be an administrator on the computer to install the software
  • Make sure the instrument is disconnected from the computer and the power during the software download and installation.
  • Once the software has installed, connect the power to the instrument first and then connect the instrument to the computer. This will complete the driver installation.
  • Do not open the software until the window pop up indicates the hardware has successfully installed.
  • No additional drivers needed. All that is required installs with the software.
  • If you have tried to install an earlier version of software on the computer, please uninstall this version before proceeding.
  • Please wait until the driver installation is complete before opening the software. Please note that there are three drivers for the NanoDrop 8000, all other instruments have one driver.

 NanoDrop 1000 User Manual
PDF version of the NanoDrop 1000 User Manual available for download.

 NanoDrop 1000 Operating Software Release Notes
Software release notes for the NanoDrop 1000 operating software.