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EndNote for Personal Computers

Acrobat DC LogoThe latest version of EndNote adds new collaboration tools to the market-leading research manager and bibliography generator.       This webpage outlines how to install EndNote onto personal computers.

Additional Installation Options

For more information, visit the EndNote X8 website.


Before You Begin

  • You will need a faculty, staff, or student NetID and password.
  • You will need to be an administrator on your computer. 
  • Compatible macOS versions 10.10 and later.

If you have questions about these prerequisites, please contact your department's technical support person (TSP) or the IT Assistance Center (ITAC) before proceeding.


Installation Instructions

You must agree to comply with the Texas State Software Code of Ethics as listed below:

Software Code of Ethics for Texas State University
Software will be used only in accordance with its license agreement. Unless otherwise provided in the license, any duplication of copyrighted software, except for backup and archival purposes, is a violation of copyright law. In addition to violating copyright law, unauthorized duplication of software is contrary to Texas State University-San Marcos's standards of conduct. The following points are to be followed to comply with software license agreements:
  1. All software is used in accordance with its license agreements.
  2. Licensed software will be provided to all users who need it per the Supported Desktop Software Initiative. No Texas State user may make any unauthorized copies of any software under any circumstances. Anyone found copying software other than for backup purposes is subject to disciplinary action.
  3. The use of any unauthorized copies of software in our organization will not be tolerated. Any person illegally reproducing software can be subject to civil and criminal penalties including fines and imprisonment. We do not condone illegal copying of software under any circumstances and anyone whom makes, uses, or otherwise acquires unauthorized software may be disciplined.
  4. No user may give software to any outsiders, including students, clients, customers, family or friends.
  5. Any user who determines that there may be a misuse of software within the organization will notify the Software Licensing Coordinator for Technology Resources or department head.
  6. All software used by the organization on organization-owned computers will be purchased through appropriate procedures.
  7. See also UPPS 01.04.27, Intellectual Property: Ownership and Use of Copyrighted Works for details on Texas State's policy.
  8. Texas State has entered into an Agreement with Adobe. This software is made available to you because of that Agreement.  The software install is intended for the sole use of the faculty and staff member at Texas State University.
I have read the software code of ethics for Texas State University. I am fully aware of the organization's software compliance policies and agree to abide by the policies. I understand that violation of any above policies may result in disciplinary sanctions.

Check the boxes below and select an installation to run.

I will comply with the Texas State Software Code of Ethics listed above. 
I will comply with the Texas State University Policy on Intellectual Property: Ownership and Use of Copyrighted Works (UPPS No. 01.04.27).
I will comply with all U.S. Copyright Laws.
I agree to abide by the Texas State University policies regarding information security. This includes requirements set forth in the Security of Texas State Information Resources (UPPS 04.01.01), the Network Use Policy (UPPS 04.01.05), and the Appropriate Use of Information Resources (UPPS 04.01.07).
Select the EndNote software to install:
EndNote X8 for Windows 85.7 MB
EndNote X8 for Mac (macOS 10.10 or later) 155 MB