New BBC app highlights the best of David Attenborough

The app hosts more than 1,000 curated clips from over 40 BBC shows.

On Sir David Attenborough's 90th birthday earlier this year, the BBC announced it was developing a mobile app to showcase the veteran presenter's huge body of work. "Attenborough's Story of Life" is finally available to download for iOS and Android today, and features more than 1,000 curated clips from the 40-plus BBC shows Attenborough has been involved in over the past 60 years. Best of all, it's available worldwide for free, so while Brits are enjoying fresh weekly installments of 4K nature porn courtesy of Planet Earth II, the new app means everyone else can get their Attenborough fix too.


The app itself is pretty simple, beautiful and slick. You can check out various featured collections, including a behind-the-scenes look at the making of Planet Earth II, or browse the mammoth archive in its entirety. You can filter clips by species, behavior and habitat, build your own collections and share your favorite moments. As you may have guessed from the size of the library, all clips are streamed, so best to stick to WiFi if you don't want to burn your data allowance hunting around for the app-exclusive easter egg clips staring Attenborough himself.