Files with enw extension can be most commonly encountered as saved citations for EndNote reference management software.

There are 2 other file types using
the ENW file extension!

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ENW file extension - EndNote citation file

What is enw file? How to open enw files?

File type specification:

Document file type icon Document file type

File extension enw is mainly related to EndNote and used for its citation files.

EndNote is a reference management software package, used to manage bibliographies and references when writing essays and articles developed by Thomson Reuters for both Windows and Mac OS X (macOS) platforms.

The enw file is basically a text file with EndNote tagging (e.g. %A for Author, %T for Title) added to it.

Updated: November 15, 2023

The default software associated to open enw file:

EndNote icon

Thomson Reuters logoEndNote  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Thomson Reuters

EndNote is tool used researchers, scholarly writers, students, and librarians search online bibliographic databases, organize their references, and create bibliographies. Instead of spending hours typing bibliographies, or using index cards to organize their references, they do it by using EndNote.

EndNote for Mac icon

Thomson Reuters logoEndNote for Mac  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
Thomson Reuters

EndNote for Mac is used by researchers, scholarly writers, students, and librarians to search online bibliographic databases. It allows users to organize their references, and create bibliographies instantly and automatically.

EndNote for iPad icon

Thomson Reuters logoEndNote for iPad  Apple iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch devices) software

Company or developer:
Thomson Reuters

EndNote for iPad enables users to collaborate with Thomson Reuters EndNote research tool. It allows to easily view, edit, organize, and share research material on the iPad, like with desktop version of EndNote.

Help how to open:

Use EndNote to import *.enw file, or rename the file extension to TXT and open it in any text editor.

How to convert:

EndNote citation files are stored in simple text format, rename *.enw to *.txt and you are able to transform citation to other text file formats via text editing tools.

Find conversions from enw file:

enw to bib

enw to doc

enw to enl

enw to pdf

enw to ris

enw to word

enw to xml

Find converter to enw file type:

enl to enw

enlx to enw

ris to enw

List of software applications associated to the .enw file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open enw file, edit enw file, convert enw file, view enw file, play enw file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting enw files.

Software that open enw file - EndNote citation file

Programs supporting the exension enw on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open enw file action.

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Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

Apple iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch devices):

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