BibDesk Alternatives for Mac
There are many alternatives to BibDesk for Mac if you are looking to replace it. The most popular Mac alternative is Zotero, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to BibDesk and 17 are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to BibDesk are Mendeley Reference Manager (Freemium), JabRef (Free, Open Source), ReadCube Papers (Paid) and EndNote (Paid).
- Zotero is a free, easy-to-use tool to help you collect, organize, cite, and share research. View 58 alternatives to Zotero
- Freemium • Open Source
- Google Chrome
- Microsoft Office Word
- Google Drive - Docs
Zotero vs BibDeskZotero does not sync with Latex natively and it requires a third party software.
- Academic software for organizing, sharing, and generating bibliographies for research papers. View 59 alternatives to Mendeley Reference Manager
- Freemium • Proprietary
- Bibliography reference manager. The native file format used by JabRef is BibTeX, the standard LaTeX bibliography format. View 40 alternatives to JabRef
- Free • Open Source
JabRef vs BibDeskportable since in Java, relies only on bib file (no separate database), generates clean bib files (no internal fields)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.
- Search a comprehensive, centralized cache of all text found in your documents and other text-based files, including database and package files. View 37 alternatives to FoxTrot Professional Search
- Paid • Proprietary