BibDesk Alternatives for Windows
BibDesk is not available for Windows but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Windows with similar functionality. The best Windows 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 15 are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to BibDesk are Qiqqa (Free, Open Source), Mendeley (Freemium), JabRef (Free, Open Source) and ReadCube Papers (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.
- 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.