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    PDF Stacks Alternatives

    PDF Stacks is described as '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' and is an app in the Office & Productivity category. There are more than 25 alternatives to PDF Stacks for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Online / Web-based, Linux and iPhone. The best alternative is Zotero, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like PDF Stacks are Qiqqa (Free, Open Source), Mendeley (Freemium), JabRef (Free, Open Source) and BibSonomy (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jan 24, 2022

    1. PDFKeeper is free, open source document management software that integrates with a compatible, relational database to provide a centralized storage and management solution for PDF documents.
      • Mac
      • iPhone
      • iPad
      PDF Search is an 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.
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    2. PeerLibrary is an open source project developing a collaborative online community where scholars and researchers can discover, read, and discuss scholarly literature all within one site.
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    3. Program for organizing and commenting textual citations from texts (books, articles, or other published works) for use in producing scientific or academic publications.

      Discontinued

      As the developer stated in February 2017, the software is no longer developed: https://sourceforge.net/p/textcite/discussion/616111/thread/91d6f4bc/#e988 Last version, 1.4, released in September 2009, can be still downloaded from the official website.

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Bibus is a bibliographic database. It uses a MySQL or SQLite database to store references. It can directly insert references in OpenOffice.org and MS Word and generate the bibliographic index.
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    4. Benubird PDF makes personal document management simple: capture, organize and retrieve your PDF documents effortlessly. Managing files is easy with virtual folders and powerful metadata filters. Guaranteed to save you time and revolutionize the way you work with your documents.

      Discontinued

      Software is discontinued, but still available for download from http://www.debenu.com/products/desktop/debenu-pdf-benubird/

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    5. BibMe is a free automatic citation creator that supports MLA, APA, Chicago, and Turabian formatting. BibMe leverages external databases to quickly fill citation information for you.
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    6. Tabula DX - PDF Database Search Tool for ASP.Net. Designed specifically for search-enabling large collections of PDF files and providing PDF text search , Tabula DX offers complete PDF Searchability Searching PDF files, bookmarks, annotations, and metadata including XMP.
      • Self-Hosted
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      I, Librarian is an online service that will organize your collection of PDF and office files. The service focuses on central management of PDF documents suitable for real-time collaboration in research teams and companies.
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