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
When exporting references/citations from LibrarySearch, library databases, or Google Scholar, use the Firefox browser for best performance.
EndNote x19 and EndNote 20: incompatibility with MacOS Big Sur
EndNote Desktop x19 and EndNote Desktop 20 are incompatible with the Big Sur operating system, which is installed on all new Macs.
If you are affected by this issue, go to the Library's EndNote: a beginner's guide for more information.
Additional downloads: styles, journal term lists, filters and connections
For RMIT computers
The 'RMIT Harvard' referencing style and the RMIT Connection File are already available within the EndNote Desktop software installed on all RMIT student and staff computers on campus (Windows and Macs). You do not need to separately download and install them.
For personal computers
If you have installed EndNote Desktop on your own personal device, you will need to download 'RMIT Harvard' referencing style or the RMIT Connection File. See the options below.
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.