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Update: EndNote 21.3 is released!

    [8th May 2024]

    EndNote 21.3 for Windows and macOS is now live and available for users!

    This release includes the following improvements:

    • New “Primary Duplicates” option to choose Oldest, Newest, or Most Complete references as the default to retain
    • More robust local .ENL file library backup and recovery
    • Multiple improvements to Sync process
    • Various bug fixes and display tweaks

    The following updates have already been released for EndNote 21

    EndNote 21.2 for Windows and macOS included the following improvements:

    • Update the Cite While You Write tools to allow document cross-compatibility between Microsoft Word (desktop) and Microsoft Word 365 (online)
    • Minor bug fixes and display tweaks

    EndNote 21.1 for Windows and macOS with the following improvements:

    • Edit a reference in a separate window
    • View reference and PDF side-by-side in a separate window
    • Toggle the right-hand Summary/Edit/PDF pane below the library pane
    • Addressed an issue with Cite While You Write for EndNote online
    • Minor bug fixes and display tweaks
    • Addressed an issue with retrieving PDFs for ACS journals using Find Full Text (only macOS)
    • Verified compatibility with macOS Sonoma (only macOS)

    Windows – How to update your EndNote 21 to EndNote 21.3

    Automatically Update

    • In EndNote 21, under the “Help” menu, choose “Check for Updates…”.

    Manual Install

    • Download the EndNote 21.3 update here: https://download.endnote.com/updates/21.0/EN213Update.msp
    • Quit EndNote and Word, and run the downloaded file.
    • The next time you open EndNote, Go to the Help Menu and choose “About EndNote”.
    • If this reads EndNote 21.3 (Bld 17918), you have the latest version of EndNote installed.

    macOS – How to update your EndNote 21 to EndNote 21.3

    Automatically Update

    • Close all programs and turn off any background software, such as virus protection software.
    • From within EndNote™, click on the “EndNote 21” menu and choose “Check for Updates…” then follow the on-screen prompts.
    • Once the process is done, click on the “EndNote 21” menu and choose “Check for Updates…” to see if there are any more updates to run.

    Manual Install

    • Open EndNote.
    • Click on the EndNote 21 Menu and choose “About EndNote”
    • If this reads EndNote 21.3 (Bld 20232), you have the latest version of EndNote installed. If you have an older version follow the steps below.
    • Download the EndNote 21.3 update here.
    • Quit EndNote and run the downloaded file.
    • The next time you open EndNote, go to the EndNote 21 Menu and choose “About EndNote”. If this reads EndNote 21.3 (Bld 20232) you have the latest version of EndNote installed.

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