Paperpile Alternatives

    Paperpile is described as 'Organize your research papers in a Gmail-like web app, sync your PDFs to Google Drive and cite your references in Google Docs' and is an app in the Education & Reference category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Paperpile for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Online / Web-based, Linux and iPhone. The best alternative is Zotero, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Paperpile are Qiqqa (Free, Open Source), Mendeley (Freemium), DEVONthink (Paid) and JabRef (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Aug 31, 2021

    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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      Most users think Zotero is a great alternative to Paperpile.
    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. DEVONthink is a solution to the digital age conundrum. It is your second brain, the one and only database for all your digital files, be they PDFs, emails, Word docs or even multimedia files.
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    5. 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...


    6. BibSonomy is a system for sharing bookmarks and lists of literature (BibTex format).
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      • Windows
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
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      Papers helps you collect and curate the research material that you're passionate about. This award-winning reference manager will improve the way you find, organize, read, cite, and share.
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    7. 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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    8. A reference management software, used for searching online publication databases, & managing publications / bibliographies, with the ability to insert the references into a word processor.
    9. Workspace to highlight, organize & collaborate on your research articles.
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