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
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.