EndNote Alternatives for Mac

Popular Alternatives to EndNote for Mac. Explore 18 Mac apps like EndNote, all suggested and ranked by the AlternativeTo user community.

A reference management software, used for searching online publication databases, & managing publications / bibliographies, with the ability to insert the references into a word processor. If your looking for more info about EndNote like screenshots, reviews and comments you should visit our info page about it. Below you find the best alternatives.

The list of alternatives was last updated: 10/25/2018 2:48:00 PM

Alternatives to EndNote for Mac 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 your favourite word processor, with 300 MB free online storage.

    • Consistent research sources management. No hidden fees. Nice UI. Guest • May 2017 • 2 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Probably the best open source alternative to Endnote, even though it does lack some functionality. Most notably, it lacks the ability to make composite references (ie reference 1 a)... b)... c...). However, from a privacy perspective and the fact that its excellent browser plugins can save information conveniently, it's still highly recommended. JohnFastmanDec 2016 • 1 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree

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  • Mendeley

    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 across desktop, web and mobile. Mendeley Web is a free research network which lets you manage research papers online, discover trends and connect to like-minded academics.

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web Android ... iPhone iPad

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  • Docear

    Docear is a unique solution to academic literature management, which helps you organizing, creating, and discovering academic literature. The 3 most distinct features are: 1. A single-section user-interface that allows the most comprehensive organization of your literature.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web

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    • Discontinued Development and support of Docear have been stopped in August 2017. Last version, 1.2, released in December 2015, can be still downloaded from the official website. http://www.docear.org/2017/02/05/docears-online-services-are-down-recommendation-user-registration-backup/
  • JabRef

    JabRef is an open source bibliography reference manager. The native file format used by JabRef is BibTeX, the standard LaTeX bibliography format.

    • JabRef is excellent, free and open source. Unfortunately, EndNote is likely to be attractive to those seeking integration with MS Word; JabRef does not do this as it is oriented more towards LaTeX users. There is a work around to this, but it is tedious (based on exporting the bibliography as a Sources.xml file and importing that to Word.) JohnFastmanDec 2016 • 1 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • Papers

    Papers doesn’t just want your PDFs, it will gladly organize all your documents, whether they are word documents, spreadsheets, presentations, posters, scanned receipts, and many more. Papers even has a dedicated space for your own articles, and conference related materials, like your travel documents and posters.

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  • ReadCube

    ReadCube’s desktop and mobile iOS applications are available free for both Mac & PC and offers researchers the ability to discover and access literature faster, organize their literature and enjoy interactive reading of scholarly articles.

    Freemium Mac Windows Web Android iPhone ... iPad

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  • 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 the Desktop App over the internet. Now you can take your research with you while you are travelling, at a conference, or just relaxing on the couch.

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

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  • Bookends

    Bookends is a commercial reference management software package for Mac OS X that is used to manage bibliographies and references when writing essays and articles. Its target market is students, academics and professionals. It works with several word processors, including Microsoft Word, Apple Pages, Mellel, Nisus Writer Express, OpenOffice.org Writer and others. Bookends is made by Sonny Software and maintained by its owner and developer Jon Ashwell.

    • Works well with Word and Mellel, can be customized, is reasonably priced, and is kept up to date with good support. Guest • Apr 2018 Disagree   Agree

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  • PDF Stacks

    With PDF Stacks, you can organize, find and browse, search, annonate and share your collection and library of PDF files, papers, research and journal articles with a single click. It saves you time: no more wondering around your computer to find a PDF file. You can organize your documents and let PDF Stacks automatically manage your PDF files. The spotlight search enables you to find your research papers or PDF files in a snap.

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  • SCIENTILLA

    Scientilla is a new approach to give the scientific community an open, free, accurate, tidy and up-to-date production reporting solution. Scientilla is peer-to-peer (P2P) software which combines the concepts of Social Collaboration, Open Source and Open Data. Scientilla allows users to navigate through publications worldwide and to define, with the collaboration of the scientific community, an archive of unique profiles for organizations of any size and/or researchers.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • BibDesk

    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.

    Free Open Source Mac

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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 information, as well as generate citations and bibliographies. If you need to manage information for any reason -- whether it be for writing, research or collaboration -- RefWorks is the perfect tool. Use the tutorials and information resources on this site to work smarter with RefWorks!

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Web

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  • UbikReader

    UbikReader is the new way to organize your documents. Multitask while you read, annotate, write notes and share your documents with ease. No more worrying about how to manage your large, cluttered library of documents. UbikReader´s versatile system allows you to accomplish this and more. With this revolutionary application you have the ability to perform all the activities surrounding the interactions of a document.

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac iPhone iPad

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  • ACS ChemWorx

    ACS ChemWorx is a free research management and storage system for chemists that combines reference discovery and management, professional networking, group and task management, and manuscript preparation in a single, secure location, accessible from anywhere.

    • ChemWorx is specifically designed to do Endnote's job, integrate with the wider ACS ecosystem with chemists in mind. In reality, it's clunky, ill throught-through software with a counterintuitive interface. The support staff haven't got the foggiest for how to offer Linux support, even just for Ubuntu. JohnFastmanApr 2018 Disagree   Agree

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  • Auratikum

    All in one place Auratikum offers you everything you need for your writing project. Inspired by Niklas Luhmann’s famous slip box method, Auratikum organizes your notes, outlines, comments, references and appendices safe and sound in one place. Organization Before writing your paper, you usually have a lot of ideas and thoughts. Auratikum connects and structures even highly complex content. Thereby, you can not only create personal notes but the tool helps you develop innovative ideas.

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

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  • Refeus

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

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux

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  • Bibfilex

    Bibfilex is far less advanced than other bibliographic managers like JabRef or KBibTex, and allows only few customizations. Its strength is simplicity, speed, especially when used with many items, and lightness: it's a compiled software (no runtime needed, like Java Virtual Machine or .Net framework) and uses a fast database to store data. Furthermore, it run natively on GNU/Linux with GTK or Qt libraries, on Windows and OS X with Carbon libraries.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • PaperShip

    Annotate PaperShip comes with PDF annotation tools to help you emphasize interesting results. In addition to text highlighting, we provide notes and drawing features which go far beyond most of the reference managers (available through in-app purchase on iPad and iPhone). And as our tools are compliant with the PDF standard, your annotations will always be available in other readers. Manage PaperShip keeps your articles organized and synchronized with your Mendeley or Zotero library.

    Commercial Mac iPhone iPad

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