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EndNote Download: EndNote X9
About EndNote X9
EndNote is a citation management software that helps you collect, organize, store, share, and format bibliographies or lists of references in your projects, papers, articles, theses and dissertations.
EndNote X9 (19) is the latest version of EndNote, and available to UHCL registered students, faculty, and staff. You can download the installer for desktop (Windows or macOS), or iPad below if you wish to use EndNote X9 on your personal devices. UHCL Campus username and password are required for downloading EndNote X9 installer for desktop. EndNote Online (Web base) is also available with limited storage capacity compared to EndNote Desktop.
Please uninstall any earlier version of EndNote on your computer before installing EndNote X9. Be sure to back up your EndNote libraries before uninstallation. How to make backup EndNote libraries .
Note for macOS 10.15 Catalina users:
If you currently have EndNote X8 installed, you will need to update to EndNote X9.3.1. Refer to the instructions above to backup your EndNote libraries, and then uninstall EndNote X8 prior to downloading version X9. Verify that you have the latest version by launching EndNote and then clicking the EndNote menu on the top right. A Catalina-ready version of EndNote will read "About EndNote X9.3.1"; if X9.2 or any other version of EndNote is listed here, it will not be compatible with Catalina. To update your version, select the EndNote X9 menu and click Check for Updates. Select the option to download and install the updated version.
If you currently have EndNote X9 installed, install the EndNote X9.3.1 update prior to installing macOS Catalina. To do this, open EndNote X9, select the EndNote X9 menu, and click Check for Updates. Select the option to download and install the updated version if needed.
Click the above download link to save the zipped file (ENX9_WIN.zip) on your computer. Using your UHCL campus username and password to pass the authentication.
Extract the file to your computer. The unzipped folder consists of two files: 1) ENX9Inst.msi and 2) license.dat.
Make sure no applications are running—including virus protection software, Microsoft Word, and Outlook on your computer.
Double click ENX9Inst.msi in theunzipped folderto start installation. By default, the program will be installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X9\ folder, but you can change this if you need to.
Follow the instructions on screen to complete the installation. Use the Next button to move forward between the installation dialogs.
Automatic library sync with Background App refresh
Advanced PDF functionality:
Expanded set of PDF annotation tools including: inserting notes, highlighting, underlining, shapes, strikethrough and free hand drawing.
Standard PDF annotations will sync with all other existing EndNote platforms. Create and edit the same PDF annotations from anywhere.
PDF annotations made in non-EndNote applications can be edited.
With the built-in web browser you can
Save your most frequently used resources under Bookmarks and as Favorites (these remain separate from those you have saved in Safari)
Search for and save references to specific Groups without leaving the browser
Use Quick Search in the search bar to go directly to Google, Google Scholar, PubMed and PLoS
Choose from Top Hits, Recommended Links and Filtered History based on your search terms
When EndNote is used online, it may be called “EndNote online.” EndNote X9 users can synchronize all the references in one desktop library to their online library, and share the entire library with other EndNote X7, X8 or X9 users. Their online library can contain an unlimited number of references and unlimited attachments.
EndNote basic is a more limited reference management solution that is only available online. EndNote basic users can create an online library with a maximum of 50,000 references and up to 2G of attachments.
There are two versions of EndNote basic.
The free version of EndNote basic has 21 styles and a very limited number of filters and connection files. This version is available to anybody, with no other purchase required.
The version of EndNote basic available as part of the Web of Science has thousands of styles and hundreds of filters and connection files. This version is available to those whose institution has a subscription to the Web of Science.