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JabRef 3.6 under Linux
|Original author(s)||Morten O. Alver, Nizar N. Batada, et al.|
|Developer(s)||The JabRef team|
|Initial release||29 November 2003|
4.3.1 / 5 June 2018
|Available in||17 languages|
JabRef is a reference management software that uses BibTeX and BibLaTeX as its native formats and is therefore typically used for LaTeX. During the week of October 15, 2015, it had 4,856 downloads. JabRef provides an interface for editing BibTeX files, for importing data from online scientific databases, and for managing and searching BibTeX files. JabRef is released under the terms of MIT license since version 3.6 (and was under the GPL license before). The application is programmed in Java, and is maintained for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X.
- Produces fully BibTeX-compliant output.
- Easy editing, searching (using ANTLR) and viewing of reference entries.
- Advanced grouping feature for organizing reference entries explicitly or based on keywords or general search terms.
- Import filters for 15 reference formats.
- Direct search the databases ACM Portal, CiteSeer, CrossRef, DBLP, DOAJ, GVK, Google Scholar, IEEEXplore, INSPIRE-HEP, Medline, MathSciNet, SAO/NASA Astrophysics Data System, Springer, arXiv and zbMATH.
- Automatic download of the full text of a reference.
- Links to external resources (URL, DOI number, PDF, PS, DjVu or other file types) can be opened with a single click.
- Cite-as-you-write functionality for external applications such as Emacs, Kile, LyX, Texmaker, TeXstudio, Vim and WinEdt.
- Can be run as batch job without GUI for converting reference files.
- Customizable BibTeX key generation.
- Customizable export filters.
- Support for LibreOffice/OpenOffice to insert and format Citations.
- The JabRef team. "JabRef official website". Retrieved 2016-02-11.