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Description JabRef is a reference management software that uses BibTeX as its native format.
Producer Geeknet Inc.


Present Version JabRef 3.7
  • free, open source software
  • Platform: Windows, Mac, Linux (Java VM version 1.6 or newer)
  • Word Processor: independent
  • Language: simplified Chinese, Danish, English, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Norwegian, Turkish, Vienamese
  • Usage: desktop based, single user


User Manual (in German)

Help contents


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Additional Information
  • How to use JabRef with Microsoft Word
  • Cite-While-You-Write functionality with OpenOffice.org Writer
  • Allows detailed editing of BibTeX entries
  • Can be run directly from the homepage
  • No social collaborative work possible

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