ENA data can be searched and retrieved interactively and programmatically and visualized using the ENA Browser. Please refer to the following sections for more information about the ENA data access functionality with links to more detailed documentation.
Free text search
Free text search is provided from the search box in the header of all ENA web pages and through the search available at the top of all EMBL-EBI web pages. Advanced search options are available from the ENA Advanced Search page.
Programmatic data access
The main programmatic interface for accessing ENA data is through the ENA Browser. The ENA Browser is designed to be accessed through REST URLs for easy programmatic access to retrieve data and metadata in a variety of formats.
Bulk data download
Most ENA data can be downloaded in bulk through FTP and Aspera protocols … more information.