The best way
to write research documents

Authorea is where more than 100,000 researchers in fields from Astronomy to Zoology write their documents online. These researchers work in the top labs, universities, and private companies in the world.

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More than a document editor

Authorea is built for modern research. In addition to static tables and figures, researchers can add interactive figures, live data, equations, LaTeX, and dynamic charts.

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Customizable groups, documents, and profile pages

Make your documents alive with your own design and branding. You can run your group portal and documents on a custom URL and share your research with the world.

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The easiest way to add citations, ever!

Everybody has their own flow when it comes to managing citations and references. You can drag and drop from your preferred library, or you can use Authorea's instant search to locate a reference by author, keyword, or DOI.

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The best collaborative writing platform for researchers

Write with as many co-authors as you need on the same document. The document reflects changes in real-time and enables commenting and version control. Write together across different formats.

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Natively built on Git for superior version control

Browse a document's history to view the latest contributions and revert any unwanted changes. You're in control.

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Host data underneath your figures

Documents are faster to write and easier to understand when data is hosted underneath figures. Each Authorea document has a file repository to link data to specific tables and figures.


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Publish your articles online and in the world's leading journals

Mint a DOI for your document and share the link for the world to see. Meanwhile, export to PDF or submit directly to a journal for consideration.

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The best features for writing research together

Behind the editor and the beautiful interface, Authorea is an incredibly powerful platform. Here are some the features that make it the most advanced scientific writing and publishing tool out there.

Host data

Host Data

Host data underneath tables and figures to make documents easier to write and more informative to read

Multiple markup languages

Multiple Markup Languages

Add blocks of Markdown and LaTeX to your document as needed -- or write the entire document

History view

History View

See how a document came together by day and contributor. Roll back changes that you don't approve

Hosted installation

Hosted (white-labeled) Installation

Securely write and host your documents on a local installation, whether you're a research institute or a large enterprise

Mint doi

Mint a DOI

Receive a digital object identifier (DOI) for any document you write on Authorea. Use it to link others to your preprint

Advanced export and journal styles

Advanced Export and Journal Styles

You can always export your work to hundreds of different styles in PDF, Word, or Zip



Authorea stores the entire history of a document using Git, an advanced version control system



Start from templates for leading conferences, institutions, and journals

Direct submissions

Direct Submission

Direct Submission is available for a growing number of journals. All formatting is handled by Authorea

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Manage co-authors and resolve conflicts quickly and easily

Equations editor

Equations Editor

Insert equations using a handy equations editor



Discuss changes with collaborators in real time

24x7 support

24x7 support

Authorea's support team is available via chat 7 days a week

Interactive figures

Interactive Figures

Add rich media to your research documents to make them come alive on the web

Integrations with ipython

Integrations with iPython etc

Include your Jupyter or iPython notebooks in a document

Figure management

Figure Management

Manage figures and figure revisions

Authorea is free to use. Each user starts with 3 private documents and can upgrade for additional private documents.

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