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RevMan 5: Download and installation
RevMan 5: Download and installation

RevMan Web is the online platform recommended for Cochrane intervention reviews. Log in to RevMan Web to access your review.

RevMan 5 is available for download as locally installed software (current version: 5.3.5).

Please cite RevMan 5 whenever its output is used: Review Manager (RevMan) [Computer program]. Version 5.3. Copenhagen: The Nordic Cochrane Centre, The Cochrane Collaboration, 2014.

Cochrane Authors Other users of RevMan

 

RevMan 5 is no longer being developed.

 

RevMan Web is recommended for Cochrane intervention reviews.

 

Run RevMan 5 in non-Cochrane mode

Read our support FAQs and the RevMan 5 user guide

Contact support@cochrane.org with any issues.

Read our support FAQs and the RevMan 5 user guide.

We can only offer RevMan 5 support to registered Cochrane authors.

Find out more about becoming a Cochrane author.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Step 1: Download the installation file

Download the file that matches your operating system:

Windows Linux Mac OS X

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32 bit version - will work on all Windows machines

 

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64 bit version - will only work on 64 bit Windows machines

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Java 8 version for OS X 10.13 (High Sierra) and higher with bundled Java 8

 

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Java 7 version for OS X 10.7.2 (Lion) and higher with bundled Java 7*

 

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Java 6 version for OS X 10.5 (Leopard) on Intel CPU or 10.6 (Snow Leopard)

* Note: Before installing this version, download the legacy Java 6 runtime on your Mac and use the RevMan version for Java 6.

Step 2: Run the installer

Important: You need to be using an account that has permission to install software on the computer.
Note for OS X users: The most recent versions of OS X do not come with Java included; you will automatically be prompted to install Java during the RevMan 5 installation.  
Note for Linux users: RevMan's automatic update feature may only work fully if you are installing the software as the root user.

Step 3: Go through the installation wizard

Step 4: Run RevMan 5

See our installation FAQs for answers to some common queries. If you are not a Cochrane author, run RevMan in non-Cochrane mode.

Previous versions

Please contact support@cochrane.org if you require a previous version of RevMan 5.