Alternatives to Zotero for all platforms with any license

  • Mendeley icon


    Mendeley helps manage and share academic knowledge: Mendeley Desktop is free academic software (Windows, Mac, Linux) for organizing...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud iPhone iPad

  • ScrapBook icon


    ScrapBook is a Firefox extension, which helps you to save Web pages and manage the collection. Key features are lightness, speed...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Firefox

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

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud

  • ReadCube icon


    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

  • Papers icon


    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

  • Paperpile icon


    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

  • Citavi icon


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

    Freemium Windows

  • EndNote icon


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

    Commercial Mac Windows Web / Cloud iPad

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    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

  • BibSonomy icon


    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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    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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    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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    is a social networking website for academics. The platform can be used to share papers, monitor their impact, and follow the research...

    Free Web / Cloud

  • EasyBib icon


    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

  • Bookends icon


    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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    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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  • Cite This For Me icon

    Cite This For Me

    Automatically create website citations in the APA, MLA, Chicago, or Harvard referencing styles at the click of a button. Simply...

    Free Web / Cloud Chrome OS Chrome Chrome Web Store

  • Surfmark icon


    Permanently save the web pages you visit and also how you interact with them. Add, remove or rearrange pages as much as you like, as...

    Freemium Web / Cloud

  • Refeus icon


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

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux

  • TextCite icon


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

    Commercial Windows

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

    Free Web / Cloud

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    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



    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

  • Cite This! icon

    Cite This!

    Use this extension to generate MLA, AMA, and APA-style citations for the websites you visit. Please send comments and feature...

    Free Mac Windows Linux Firefox

  • FingerPDF icon


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

    Commercial Mac

  • KBibTeX icon


    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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    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

  • PDF Stacks icon

    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

  • Sente icon


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

    Freemium Mac iPhone iPad

  • SCRiBBR APA Generator icon

    SCRiBBR APA Generator

    With the SCRiBBR APA Generator you can easily generate citations in the APA reference style. Select the source type, fill in the input...

    Free Web / Cloud

  • Biohunter icon


    Biohunter is a single portal which provides literature search, data statistics, reading, sorting, storing, journal suggestion for...

    Freemium Web / Cloud

  • UbikReader icon


    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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