How to open a file with .RIS extension?

File Type : Bibliographic Reference File
Compatible with (Win10, Win8, Win7, Vista and WinXP)

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What is .RIS file extension?

File format developed by Research Information Systems (RIS) to express bibliographic citations; contains a series lines delimited by two-character codes and a corresponding value; provides for information such as title, author, publication date, keywords, publisher, issue number, and start and end page. RIS files were created to standardize the exchange of citation information. They are commonly exchanged between digital libraries. They are saved in an ASCII text format.
You can see a list of software programs here on easyfileopener.org that can open this file type so that you don’t need to search for it on the web. You can then open your file with this extension using a software listed below.

Software that can be used to open RISfiles:

  • Thomson Reuters EndNote
  • Wandora
  • BibDesk
  • Thomson Reuters EndNote
  • Wandora
  • Wandora