How to open file with RIS extension?

RIS file description

.RIS is a file type that is generated by the Research Information System while saving bibliographic citation. These types of files normally contain lots of lines which are separated by codes. These files can have info about author, title, keyword, publication date and even the publisher info as well.  You can also get the starting page ref and the ending page ref as well. To exchange the citation information in a standardized way, the RIS file format was first developed. They are nowadays mostly used for the exchanging citations amongst the digital libraries. The .ris files are written in plain ASCII text, so you can open them in text viewers as well. 

Basic information about RIS file

File RIS is one of the files of the Text Files category. Its full name is Research Information Systems Citation File . File format RIS was created by Research Information Systems. If you arrived here, you are probably looking for programs that will help you support this particular file extension. In the further part of this page you will find a list of programs that support file RIS sorted by operating systems. If our database contains information about converting a RIS file, you will definitely find it here.
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Programs that support RIS file

Programs for Windows system
Programs for Mac OS system
Programs for Linux system
Conversion of a RIS file
When you install one of the applications from the list of programs that you found here, you should be able to open or edit the file with the RIS extension without any issue. However, if you still have problems with this, you may use the option of RIS file conversion to a different format.
File Conversions from RIS extension to a different format :
ris to pdf,
File conversions from other format to RIS file:
enw to ris,
We hope we helped you solve the problem with the RIS file. If you do not know where you can download the application from our list, click on the link (which is the name of the program) - you will find more information there on the location where to download the secure setup version of the required application.
What else may cause problems?
There can be more reasons which determine that you are not able to open the RIS file (apart from the lack of the proper application installed).
First - the RIS file may be incorrectly linked (associated) with the application installed to support it. In this case, you need to change this link by yourself. To do this, right-click on the RIS file # that you want to edit, click "Open with" and then select the program from the list that you have installed. After this operation, the problems with opening the RIS file should be solved forever.
Second - the file you want to open can simply be damaged. Then, the best solution is to find a new version, or download it again from the same source as before (maybe for some reason in the previous session the download of the RIS file has not been completed and it cannot be opened properly).
If you have additional information about the RIS file, we will be grateful if you share it with our users. To do this, use the form here and send us your information on RIS file.