PDF Search Alternatives

    PDF Search is described as 'app to search multiple documents insanely fast. It enables you to find any information in seconds within lots of documents. It uses its AI-powered algorithm to detect the best related pages. Just search your documents, reference books or notes using PDF Search'. There are more than 25 alternatives to PDF Search 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 PDF Search are Qiqqa (Free, Open Source), Mendeley (Freemium), JabRef (Free, Open Source) and BibSonomy (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jun 22, 2020

    1. 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
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      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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      Scan, index, and archive all of your paper documents.
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      • FreeProprietary
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      Read More, Search Less. Stay up to date with biomedical research relevant to you! Get personalized recommendations Build your cloud library and PubChase will recommend recently published articles based on the authors and journals that YOU read.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
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      • 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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    2. 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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      KBibTeX is a reference management software primarily for BibTeX which is typically used in conjunction with TeX/LaTeX.
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    3. 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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      Whether you're an undergrad tearing your hair out, or a researcher covering the walls with Post-It notes, Auratikum is here to help.
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      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.
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