Download Reference Manager - Best Software & Apps

  • Mobipocket Reader Desktop

    6.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Excellent eBook manager for Windows

    6
    163 votes
    • PROS: Read eBooks and RSS feeds, Create your own eBook files, Synchronize your library with a mobile device
    • CONS: Dictionary doesn't work on installation
  • Adobe Digital Editions

    2.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Basic ebook manager and reader from Adobe

    5
    616 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, Sleek interface, Organizes ebooks in categories, Support for bookmarks, Works with online ebook stores and libraries
    • CONS: Only supports ebooks in PDF and ePUB
  • Mendeley

    Varies with device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Free Reference Manager and Social Media For Researchers

    -
    No votes yet
    • PROS: Organises and stores all research in one secure location, Quick and easily adaptable citation and bibliography creation
    • CONS: Synchronisation with other libraries can be slow, Science based with limited further features for arts or humanities
  • Students MCQ Manager

    1.2.0

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Practice multiple choice question tests

    5
    5 votes
    • KooBits

      4.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      An ebook manager and reader with a slick interface

      7
      36 votes
      • Calibre Portable

        1.0.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        A powerful ebook manager and converter you can run anywhere

        7
        121 votes
        • PROS: No installation required, Imports, organizes and converts ebooks easily, Clear interface, Support for many ebook brands and models
        • CONS: RSS support isn't brilliant
      • Mega Manager

        3.5.1.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Android

        Manage your MegaUpload files

        7
        104 votes
        • PROS: Fast uploads, Easy to use, Good file manager
        • CONS: Login is unreliable, A little unstable
      • ROM Manager

        Free 5.5.3.7

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android

        A free app for Android

        6
        13 votes
        • KDeasy Kindle Manager

          2.0.2.0

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          KDeasy Kindle Manager, the only free tool helps you manage Kindle books easily.

          10
          3 votes
          • Promt Personal Translator

            9.0

            License
            buy Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Read websites and documents in foreign languages easily

            5
            24 votes
            • PROS: Embedded in Internet Explorer, Easy-to-use translation editor, Support for quite a few languages, Includes a dictionary manager and ICQ plug-in
            • CONS: Doesn't work with Firefox
          • Sente

            6.7.0.11384

            License
            buy Download
            Platform
            Mac

            Next generation academic manager

            4
            3 votes
            • PROS: Well designed interface, Easy to insert citations, Build bibliographies in a snap, Quick filtering
            • CONS: None
          • JabRef

            Varies with device

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows
            Mac

            Free reference manager runs on all platforms

            -
            No votes yet
            • PROS: Effective cite-as-you-write option, Files can be directly imported from browser
            • CONS: Very high memory usage, Issues with search functions
          • Comic Seer

            2.50

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Comic book archive reader and manager. Efficient access to CBZ (zip), CBR (rar), and image files.

            5
            1 vote
            • Windows 8 Manager

              Beta 1.0.1_

              License
              buy Download
              Platform
              Windows

              A Trial version Software utilities program for Windows

              8
              16 votes
              • MiraMon Universal Map Reader

                7

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Windows

                Visualize, query, import and print vector, raster and WMS layers (including RGB remote sensing images). ISO Metadata manager

                7
                16 votes
                • Spatial Manager Desktop

                  1.0.4.4169

                  License
                  buy Download
                  Platform
                  Windows

                  Simple, fast and inexpensive application.

                  7
                  1 vote
                  • BookONO eBook Manager, Viewer, Convertor

                    .2 Alpha

                    License
                    free Download
                    Platform
                    Windows

                    BookONO is an eBook manager, reader, convertor, and web page to pdf convertor, written in QT/C++.

                    0
                    1 vote
                    • Slate: Free plagiarism checker and Citation Manage

                      0.1

                      License
                      free Download
                      Platform
                      Windows

                      Slate is a free plagiarism checker and citation manager in one neat package.

                      -
                      No votes yet
                      • Qiqqa

                        Varies with device

                        License
                        free Download
                        Platform
                        Windows
                        Web Apps

                        A free research and reference tool that is ideal for academics

                        -
                        No votes yet
                        • PROS: It files and categorizes your research with more than just titles, The tool suggests other research material
                        • CONS: It takes a while to learn how to use the tool effectively, You may have to turn to the forum to help you understand how it works
                      • MyMoney

                        2.0.68

                        License
                        buy Download
                        Platform
                        Mac

                        Super simple money manager

                        6
                        3 votes
                        • PROS: Simple enough for anyone to learn, Searchable entries, Autosaves as you complete accounts
                        • CONS: Frequent demo nag screen
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