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. A new FREE citation generator. Automatically create bibliographies, references, and citations in APA, MLA, Chicago, Harvard, and over 8000 more styles with a totally free and no-ads citation generator.
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    2. 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.
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    3. FoxTrot Professional Search builds full-text index files from documents on your disks and servers, making their contents accessible in a split second.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
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      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      wizdom.ai (formerly colwiz) is a free and comprehensive research management software for researchers, academics and students. With the wizdom.ai android app, you can search, add and manage publications in your wizdom.ai library on the go. Sync instantly across wizdom.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Online
      • Android
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      • Chrome OS
      • Google Drive - Docs
      Automatic works cited and bibliography formatting for MLA, APA and Chicago/Turabian citation styles. Now supports 7th edition of MLA.
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    4. 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
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      • Linux
      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.
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    5. 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.

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    6. Zenreader is a desktop app to take notes, organise your knowledge and produce great work in no time. It is a powerful productivity tool that includes tagging, reference management and keeping track of your progress.
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