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Mac users update to Endnote X9.2

Mac users update to EndNote X9.2

In Fall 2019, Apple is releasing a new operating system, Catalina. This new operating system will be incompatible with EndNote at launch. EndNote is aware of the problem and is currently developing an update to solve this problem. The operating system and the EndNote update are not currently available, but to make the updating process easier, please ensure you are using the most current version of EndNote - EndNote X9.2.

To check what version of EndNote you are using:

  • Open EndNote
  • Click on EndNote X9 menu on the top left of the page
  • The first line should say About EndNote X9.2

If you are using EndNote X9 but not EndNote X9.2, please update. To update:

  • With Endnote open, click Endnote X9 menu button
  • Click Check for Updates…
  • Install update

If you are using an older version of EndNote (such as EndNote X8 or earlier) you will need to install EndNote X9. To install EndNote X9, click on the Download for Mac button below. Once installed, you will want to check that you are using EndNote X9.2 using the steps above.

Once you have EndNote X9.2 installed, you will need to uninstall your older version of EndNote. To uninstall:

  • Open the older version of EndNote
  • Click on EndNote X# (whatever version you have) menu button
  • Click Customizer…
  • Click Uninstall

For further information about this update:

Please watch this space for any updates, and if you have any questions or need help updating your EndNote, you can email us using the button on the right.

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Windows users installing EndNote X9: Please consult the FAQ entry on downloading EndNote X9.

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New Update: EndNote X9

The new version of EndNote - EndNote X9 - is now available to McGill users through the download link below. Check out Clarivate's guide to EndNote X9 for information on new and updated features (as well as guides and other cool stuff!).

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