EndNote X8 has been released

There it is: EndNote X8. Many of you have ordered EndNote X8 already and should have received your license details and download links. If you haven't downloaded and using it please login to our shop and go to your 'My Account' section. For the ones who did not order already, please buy EndNote X8 now. If you have Reference Manager 12, EndNote X6 or X7, choose the upgrade edition. Else buy the full version of EndNote X8. For the students, there is again the EndNote X8 Student edition.

Important to realize

  • Even the demo version of EndNote X8 (although it will be installed in a different directory) will change your application shortcuts.
  • The EndNote X8 Mac OS X installer works with OS X 10.10 (Yosemite) or later including OS X 10.12 (Sierra).
  • The Windows version requires Windows X7 SP1 or later including Windows 8 or 10.

If you are using Reference Manager or EndNote X7 or earlier: Your library will be converted automatically. This applies both for Reference Manager as for EndNote users. You will feel comfortable switching to EndNote X8. Just as a precaution make a backup of your EndNote library and your documents. This is an advise that we always give, not only for this specific occasion. Backup regularly. You don't want to lose your article or thesis or libraries when something happens to your pc or your hard disk.
Reference Manager users are advised to review our frequently asked questions page for instructions how to switch to EndNote. Reference Manager databases and citations in your articles can be converted automatically. We are here to help, if needed.

Introducing EndNote X8, a new way to collaborate

With the release of EndNote X8 research collaboration has taken on a whole new meaning in the digital age. EndNote X8 has introduced a new way to collaborate.

  • Share your main library
    Share your entire EndNote library, references, PDFs and annotations with up to 100 people.
  • Track and trace
    Everyone can add to, annotate and use the library at the same time. Easily keep track of who is making what changes to the shared library and when.
    Save your funding money for your research. There is no additional charge for sharing, no library size limit and no charge for unlimited cloud storage.

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