Open Source Mendeley Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to Mendeley is Zotero, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Mendeley and 17 is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Mendeley are Qiqqa (Free, Open Source), Polar (Freemium, Open Source), JabRef (Free, Open Source) and BibSonomy (Free, Open Source).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Dec 7, 2020

    Platforms

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Linux
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • Google Chrome
    • Firefox
    • Google Drive - Docs
    • Chrome OS
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • LibreOffice
    • Google Scholar
    • Electron / Atom Shell
    • Safari
    • Microsoft Office Word
    • Google Drive
    • Windows Mobile

    Features

    • Bibliography generator
    • Citations
    • PDF annotation
    • Library
    • Export citation
    • Full text search
    • Knowledge Management
    • Tagging
    • Text Highlighting
    • References
    • Google Chrome Extensions
    • Document annotations
    • Citation detection
    • Cross-references
    • Importing from webpages
    • Book manager
    • Notetaking
    • Offline Reading
    • Real time collaboration

    License

    × Clear
    • Free
    • Open Source
    • Paid
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