Download EndNote Desktop
EndNote Desktop is already installed on campus computers. RMIT students and staff can also download it for free to their personal computers.
EndNote Desktop software is available from the Software for personal devices pages for students and staff.
If you need help with downloading or installing EndNote Desktop, contact the IT Service and Support Centre.
EndNote releases important updates regularly. To install updates, select Help, then EndNote Program Updates within your EndNote library, or download updates from this page.
Note for MAC users
Install and use EndNote Desktop in the Firefox browser for best performance.
Mac Operating System Catalina and EndNote
EndNote version X9.2 or earlier will not work with Catalina.
If you are upgrading your Mac OS to Catalina, first download and install the latest EndNote version update for Macs.
If you have already upgraded to Catalina before updating your EndNote program, EndNote in the Applications folder will be disabled. To fix this, you will need to download and install the latest version.
Additional downloads: styles, journal term lists, filters and connections
Please save these files into their corresponding sub-folders (i.e. Connections, Filters, Styles) in the EndNote program folder:
- For Windows, the location will be: C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote\
- For Macs, the location will be: Applications > EndNote
If you are unable to directly save style, connection or filter files into EndNote's Styles, Connections or Filters folders, please save the file to your desktop, then drag and drop it into its respective folder.
To download files, right-click on the file link and select the Save Link As option. or use Alt + Enter keyboard shortcut.