Alternatives to BibDesk for Linux with any license

  • Zotero

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

    Free 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 bibliography format.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    • portable since in Java, relies only on bib file (no separate database), generates clean bib files (no internal fields) Guest • Jul 2017 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Works the best with LaTeX documents, as exporting citations is redundant: JabRef's database is a simple .bib file. Available for all major platforms, offers automatic addition of entries via DOI or arXiv-ID, has everything one needs as a citation and reference manager. Guest • May 2018 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • Docear

    Docear is a unique solution to academic literature management, which helps you organizing, creating, and discovering academic literature. The 3 most distinct features...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web

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    • Discontinued "Update 2017-08-24: Please note that for the foreseeable future we will not continue the development of Docear as we have not enough funding and time." http://www.docear.org/2017/02/05/docears-online-services-are-down-recommendation-user-registration-backup/
  • colwiz

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

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

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  • TextCite

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

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • RefWorks

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

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Web

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  • LibreOffice Plugin for Zotero

    This Zotero plugin allows the user to automatically generate bibliographies (as well as in-text citations and footnotes) for LibreOffice and OpenOffice. It allows the...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux LibreOffice Apache OpenOffice

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