For a further listing of software, visit the Systematic Review Toolbox and the HLWIKI.

Program Developer Cost Functions
RevMan The Cochrane Collaboration free
  • Manuscript template with review sections
  • Template for table of study characteristics
  • Template of tables of study comparisons
  • Tool to synthesize data
  • Graphical display of results
DistillerSR Evidence Partners $$
  • Customizable forms for inclusion/exclusion criteria
  • Import search results and track included and excluded references
  • Customizable forms to extract study data
  • Export extracted data to other programs for analysis
Covidence   free
  • Import search results and track included and excluded references
  • Built in checklist to assess risk of bias tables in studies
  • Export extracted data to RevMan
SRDR (Systematic Review Data Repository) Brown University Evidence-based Practice Center for AHRQ (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality) Free to registered users who complete training
  • Customizable forms to extract study data
  • Storage of extracted systematic review data
SUMARI Joanna Briggs Institute Accessible to Columbia University affiliates through the EBP Tools of the Joanna Briggs Institute EBP database. 
  • Manuscript template with review sections
  • Import search results and track included and excluded references
  • Customizable forms to extract study data
  • Tool to synthesize data
EPPI-Reviewer ePPI Centre $$
  • Import search results and track included and excluded references
  • Template for tables of study characteristics
  • Customizable forms to extract study data
  • Tool to synthesize data
  • Export extracted data to other programs for analysis