Bibfilex Alternatives

    Bibfilex is described as 'free bibliographic manager for GNU/Linux, Windows and OS X. It's useful to create and to manage archives of bibliographical items (books, articles, etc.) with possible attachments of any kind according to Biblatex structure and rules'. There are more than 10 alternatives to Bibfilex for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Online / Web-based, Linux and Android. The best alternative is Zotero, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Bibfilex are Qiqqa (Free, Open Source), Mendeley (Freemium), JabRef (Free, Open Source) and Citavi (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Dec 31, 2018

    1. 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 your favourite word processor, with 300 MB free online storage.
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    2. Qiqqa is a free research and reference manager. Search for, read and annotate your PDFs. Then review your work, write up and create bibliographies instantly.
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    3. Mendeley helps manage and share academic knowledge: Mendeley Desktop is free academic software (Windows, Mac, Linux) for organizing and sharing research papers and generating bibliographies with 1GB of free online storage to automatically back up and synchronize your library...
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    4. The efficient way to collect, organize & discover Collect Import options for over 15 reference formats Easily retrieve and link full-text articles Fetch complete bibliographic information based on ISBN, DOI, PubMed-ID and arXiv-ID Import new...
    5. A handy, intuitive reference-managing tool. Citavi researches in over 4800 databases and catalogs, organizes and structures your literature, references, quotes and idea collections and assists you with your documentation or publication.
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    6. A reference management software, used for searching online publication databases, & managing publications / bibliographies, with the ability to insert the references into a word processor.
    7. Powered by the same technology behind Zotero, ZoteroBib lets you seamlessly add items from across the web — using Zotero’s unmatched metadata extraction abilities — and generate bibliographies in more than 9,000 citation styles.
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    8. BibDesk is a bibliographic reference manager for Mac OS X. BibDesk is designed to help organize and use bibliographic databases in BibTeX .bib format. BibDesk integrates well with TeX for creating citations and bibliographies.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      KBibTeX is a reference management software primarily for BibTeX which is typically used in conjunction with TeX/LaTeX.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Bibus is a bibliographic database. It uses a MySQL or SQLite database to store references. It can directly insert references in OpenOffice.org and MS Word and generate the bibliographic index.
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