Alternatives to Mendeley for all platforms with any license

  • Zotero icon

    Zotero

    Zotero is a free, easy-to-use Firefox/Chrome extension or standalone program to help you collect, organize, manage, search and cite...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Chrome Safari Microsoft Office Word ... LibreOffice Firefox

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    JabRef

    JabRef is an open source bibliography reference manager. The native file format used by JabRef is BibTeX, the standard LaTeX...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    Docear

    Docear is a unique solution to academic literature management, which helps you organizing, creating, and discovering academic...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud

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    Qiqqa

    Qiqqa is free award-winning knowledge-, research- and reference management software. If you're serious about getting the most...

    Freemium Windows Web / Cloud Android Android Tablet

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    ReadCube

    ReadCube’s desktop and mobile iOS applications are available free for both Mac & PC and offers researchers the ability to discover...

    Freemium Mac Windows Web / Cloud Android iPhone iPad

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    Papers

    Papers doesn’t just want your PDFs, it will gladly organize all your documents, whether they are word documents, spreadsheets...

    Commercial Mac Windows Web / Cloud iPhone iPad

  • EndNote icon

    EndNote

    A reference management software, used for searching online publication databases, & managing publications / bibliographies, with...

    Commercial Mac Windows Web / Cloud iPad

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    Citavi

    Reference management and knowledge organization with integrated task planner. Solution for work groups with data sharing in intranet...

    Freemium Windows

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    colwiz

    colwiz is free software for researchers, academics and students. The iPad, iPhone and iPod touch version sync your research articles...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android iPhone ... Android Tablet iPad

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    AlReader

    AlReader 2 is an eBook Reader for Windows Mobile and Pocket PC products as well as Windows This is a free program. # Support...

    Free Windows Windows Mobile Android

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    Paperpile

    Organize your research papers in a Gmail-like web app, sync your PDFs to Google Drive and cite your references in Google Docs.

    Commercial Web / Cloud Chrome Google Drive Google Drive - Docs Google Scholar

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    Academia.edu

    Academia.edu is a platform for academics to share research papers.

    Free Web / Cloud

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    BibSonomy

    BibSonomy is a system for sharing bookmarks and lists of literature (BibTex format). When discovering a bookmark or a publication...

    Free Web / Cloud

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    OutWit Hub

    OutWit Hub explores the depths of the Web for you, automatically collecting and organizing data and media from online sources. ...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Firefox

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    Peerlibrary

    PeerLibrary is an open source project developing a collaborative online community where scholars and researchers can discover, read...

    Open Source Web / Cloud

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    BibDesk

    BibDesk is a bibliographic reference manager for Mac OS X. BibDesk is designed to help organize and use bibliographic databases in...

    Open Source Mac

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    EasyBib

    Automatic works cited and bibliography formatting for MLA, APA and Chicago/Turabian citation styles. Now supports 7th edition of MLA. ...

    Freemium Web / Cloud Google Drive - Docs

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    RefWorks

    RefWorks - an online research management, writing and collaboration tool - is designed to help researchers easily gather, manage...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud

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    Bookends

    Bookends is a commercial reference management software package for Mac OS X that is used to manage bibliographies and references when...

    Commercial Mac

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    Benubird PDF Discontinued

    Benubird PDF makes personal document management simple: capture, organize and retrieve your PDF documents effortlessly. Managing files...

    Free Windows

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    TextCite

    Program for organizing and commenting textual citations from texts (books, articles, or other published works) for use in producing...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    bibme

    BibMe is a free automatic citation creator that supports MLA, APA, Chicago, and Turabian formatting. BibMe leverages external...

    Free Web / Cloud

  • Biblioscape icon

    Biblioscape

    Software to help researchers collect and manage bibliographic data, take notes while doing research, and generate citations and...

    Commercial Windows

  • PubChase icon

    PubChase

    Read More, Search Less. Stay up to date with biomedical research relevant to you! Get personalized recommendations Build your...

    Free Web / Cloud Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

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    SCIENTILLA

    Scientilla is a new approach to give the scientific community an open, free, accurate, tidy and up-to-date production reporting...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    KBibTeX

    KBibTeX is a reference management software primarily for BibTeX which is typically used in conjunction with TeX/LaTeX.

    Open Source Linux

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    FingerPDF

    Do you need efficient access to your technical documentation ? Do you want to increase your knowledge building a personal digital...

    Commercial Mac

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    ACS ChemWorx

    ACS ChemWorx is a free research management and storage system for chemists that combines reference discovery and management...

    Free Mac Windows Linux Android Android Tablet

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    PDF Stacks

    With PDF Stacks, you can organize, find and browse, search, annonate and share your collection and library of PDF files, papers...

    Commercial Mac Windows

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    Refeus

    Refeus is a software to simplify scientific work. Refeus supports the complete workflow from collecting and managing content and...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux

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    Sente

    Sente 6 is the next-generation academic reference manager. Sente helps you find, organize, review and cite the academic literature in...

    Commercial Mac iPhone iPad iOS

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    Droideley Discontinued

    Droideley is an unofficial Mendeley Android client. It is capable of synchronizing with your Mendeley library and of downloading the...

    Open Source Android

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    bibus

    Bibus is a bibliographic database. It uses a MySQL or SQLite database to store references. It can directly insert references in...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    UbikReader

    UbikReader is the new way to organize your documents. Multitask while you read, annotate, write notes and share your documents with...

    Commercial Mac iPhone iPad

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    PocketBib

    PocketBib is a BibTeX library reader for academics on the go. With PocketBib you can search, browse and read the papers in your...

    Commercial iPhone iPad