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JabRef Alternatives & Competitors

(12)4.7 out of 5

Looking for alternatives to JabRef? Tons of people want Reference Management Software. What's difficult is finding out whether or not the software you choose is right for you. Mendeley, EndNote, Zotero, and Citavi are the most popular alternatives and competitors to JabRef.

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Top Alternatives to JabRef

  • Mendeley
  • EndNote
  • Zotero
  • Citavi
  • EasyBib.com

Top 20 Alternatives & Competitors to JabRef

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  1. Mendeley

    (201)4.3 out of 5
  2. Mendeley is a desktop and web program for managing and sharing research papers, discovering research data and collaborating online.

    Categories in common with JabRef:
    HC
    What I appreciate most about Mendeley is that it is a free platform, this wonder puts at my disposal valuable tools for a zero cost, the only thing you need is to register and that is extremely...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to JabRef, Mendeley is:

    More expensive
    Better at support
    #2
  3. EndNote

    (162)4.1 out of 5
  4. Find, use and share research with EndNote. It's for more than bibliographies. Sync your EndNote library across your desktop, iPad and online. Work on your research from anywhere.

    Categories in common with JabRef:
    Muhammad A.
    MA
    I like the ease of using Endnote. The best feature is, I can simply copy (CNTRL+C) the reference from endnote library and paste (CNTRL+V) in the word document. When my file is ready, i select the...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to JabRef, EndNote is:

    More expensive
    Better at support
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    #3
  5. Zotero

    (61)4.4 out of 5
  6. Zotero is a free, easy-to-use tool to help you collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources.

    Categories in common with JabRef:
    UR
    As being a research assistant, I quite often occupy myself with a literature research. Zotero allows to manage all sources together with corresponding pdf and provides consistency to my work.

    Reviewers say compared to JabRef, Zotero is:

    More expensive
    Better at support
    #4
  7. Citavi

    (16)4.8 out of 5
  8. Citavi is a user-friendly reference management and knowledge organization program for researchers and students.

    Categories in common with JabRef:
    HC
    That you have the complete literature that you used for the essay in a list. Quotations are easy to make with the tool.

    Reviewers say compared to JabRef, Citavi is:

    More expensive
    Better at support
    #5
  9. EasyBib.com

    (89)4.4 out of 5
  10. EasyBib.com provides citation, note-taking and research tools. EasyBib offers free and premium services for individuals and institutions.

    Categories in common with JabRef:
    UE
    What I loved most about Easybib is that I was able to create citations easily and even check my paper. Being an online student it was kind of hard for me to find someone to help me with my papers....Read more

    Reviewers say compared to JabRef, EasyBib.com is:

    More expensive
    Better at support
    #6
  11. ReadCube Papers

    (85)4.4 out of 5
  12. 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.

    Categories in common with JabRef:
    MB
    The ease of use! I like the new version of ReadCube Papers because you can add any paper from any journal to your library and cite them fast. You can use the app to read, mark, and write a ...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to JabRef, ReadCube Papers is:

    More expensive
    Better at support
    #7
  13. Sciwheel

    (13)4.6 out of 5
  14. A software built to discover, read, annotate, write and share scientific research.

    Categories in common with JabRef:
    MW
    F1000 is a wonderful tool for bioscientists. It allows you to keep all your references at your fingertips so that you can cite them in your publications and grant proposals. It can also recommend...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to JabRef, Sciwheel is:

    Better at support
    More expensive
    #8
  15. RefWorks

    (29)3.9 out of 5
  16. RefWorks is an online research management, writing and collaboration tool that is designed to help researchers easily gather, manage, store and share all types of information, as well as generate citations and bibliographies.

    Categories in common with JabRef:
    Tiny M.
    TM
    The drag and drop for documents and the export function on research sites!

    Reviewers say compared to JabRef, RefWorks is:

    More expensive
    Better at support
    #9
  17. Paperpile

    (17)4.2 out of 5
  18. No-fuss reference management for the web. Sync your PDFs to Google Drive and cite your papers in Google Docs.

    Categories in common with JabRef:
    UN
    It was helpful to have a place to store all of our PDF'S as a staff, everyone can access it.

    Reviewers say compared to JabRef, Paperpile is:

    More expensive
    Better at support
    #10
  19. Cite This For Me (formerly RefME)

    (19)4.6 out of 5
  20. CTFM helps researchers find and correctly cite sources.

    Categories in common with JabRef:
    Kyle M.
    KM
    The most helpful features of Cite This For Me is that you can automatically make citations in the APA,MLA, Chicago and Harvard format styles. This allows for me to use my citations for all fields...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to JabRef, Cite This For Me (formerly RefME) is:

    More expensive
    Better at support
    #11
  21. Sorc'd

    (41)4.2 out of 5
  22. Sorc’d empowers content creators to build stronger content, faster through a cloud-powered knowledge database of digestible snippets of relevant content, substantially decreasing research time and giving users more time to focus on what matters. Sorc’d seamlessly integrates with numerous content creation systems, such as Microsoft Office and Google Docs.

    Categories in common with JabRef:
    IM
    This interface is easy to use and intuitive. I like the organizing options.

    Reviewers say compared to JabRef, Sorc'd is:

    More expensive
    Better at support
    #12
  23. cite4me.org

    (11)4.3 out of 5
  24. Cite4me.org is a free research and reference tool designed to help users cite sources, check content for plagiarism, format and keep papers in one place.

    Categories in common with JabRef:
    EC
    I really like how easy it was to use! Also there are different amounts of citation styles are all really useful. I think it is a pretty easy use platform, which is great!

    Reviewers say compared to JabRef, cite4me.org is:

    More expensive
    Better at support
    #13
  25. BibDesk

    (1)5.0 out of 5
  26. Use BibDesk to edit and manage your bibliography. It will keep track of both the bibliographic information and the associated files or web links for you.

    Categories in common with JabRef:
    Fadoua E.
    FE
    It is very easy to integrate it with Latex, so it saves me so much time.
    #14
  27. Biblioscape

    (8)4.3 out of 5
  28. The revolutionary Microsoft Word integration displays your references and notes inside Word. Cite references by drag-and-drop and see the results instantly.

    Categories in common with JabRef:
    DA
    It is a brilliant reference and citation finder. Whereas, prior to the deployment of Biblioscape, I always had to search for citations manually and slowly. The process was always a long and arduous...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to JabRef, Biblioscape is:

    More expensive
    Better at support
    #15
  29. Citationsy

    (6)4.3 out of 5
  30. Citationsy is a reference tool to create citations, reference lists, and bibliographies.

    Categories in common with JabRef:
    UH
    A very productive and helpful premise coupled with an intuitive, modern, and simple design that allows users to save time and energy when it comes to citation generation. Competitors like MyBib,...Read more
    #16
  31. Bookends

    (1)4.5 out of 5
  32. Bookends is a full-featured and cost-effective bibliography, reference, and information management system for students and professionals.

    Categories in common with JabRef:
    Tucker J.
    TJ
    You can access the internet for pdf and other associated references.
    #17
  33. Docear

  34. Docear ("dog-ear") is an academic literature suite integrating everything you need to search, organize and create academic literature into a single application.

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    #18
  35. Reference Manager

    (11)3.6 out of 5
  36. Reference Manager is the powerful bibliographic solution for workgroups, networks and collaborative projects. Search online databases, organize references easily, and watch your bibliography appear as you write.

    Categories in common with JabRef:
    UE
    Thomson Reuters Reference Manager is a great program that saves a great amount of time and effort. Thomson Reuters Reference Manager gathers, organizes and assists in disseminating valuable data....Read more

    Reviewers say compared to JabRef, Reference Manager is:

    More expensive
    Better at support
    #19
  37. Referencer

    (1)5.0 out of 5
  38. Referencer is a GNOME application to organize documents or references, and ultimately generate a BibTeX bibliography file.

    Categories in common with JabRef:
    Kate W.
    KW
    Referencer is a GNOME application that lets us organize documents and references and also generate a bibliography file. It is easy to use and alot of resources are available to help anyone with...Read more
    #20
  39. Qiqqa

    (2)2.0 out of 5
  40. Qiqqa's powerful research and knowledge management tools let you search for, record, share, and instantly recall the important information from thousands of your documents with ease.

    Categories in common with JabRef:
    MW
    It is quite good at extracting metadata from PDFs and generating the appropriate Bibtex citations. tool for organizing and annotating PDFs, and you can also share folders with colleagues.