Download Reference Manager - Best Software & Apps

  • Mobipocket Reader Desktop

    Mobipocket Reader Desktop6.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Excellent eBook manager for Windows

    7
    180 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
  • Mendeley

    Mendeley1.19.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac

    Free Reference Manager and Social Media For Researchers

    9
    6 votes
    • 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
  • Adobe Digital Editions

    Adobe Digital Editions4.5.10

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Basic ebook manager and reader from Adobe

    5
    644 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
  • Students MCQ Manager

    Students MCQ Manager1.2.0

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Practice multiple choice question tests

    6
    7 votes
    • KDeasy Kindle Manager

      KDeasy Kindle Manager2.0.2.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

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

      10
      3 votes
      • KooBits

        KooBits4.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        An ebook manager and reader with a slick interface

        7
        39 votes
        • Calibre Portable

          Calibre Portable1.0.0

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          A powerful ebook manager and converter you can run anywhere

          7
          130 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
        • Comic Seer

          Comic Seer2.50

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

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

          5
          1 vote
          • ROM Manager

            ROM ManagerFree 5.5.3.7

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Android

            A free app for Android

            6
            13 votes
            • JabRef

              JabRefVaries with device

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Mac
              Windows

              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
            • Mega Manager

              Mega Manager3.5.1.0

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Windows

              Manage your MegaUpload files

              7
              105 votes
              • PROS: Fast uploads, Easy to use, Good file manager
              • CONS: Login is unreliable, A little unstable
            • Promt Personal Translator

              Promt Personal Translator9.0

              License
              buy Download
              Platform
              Windows

              Read websites and documents in foreign languages easily

              5
              25 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
            • Qiqqa

              QiqqaVaries 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
            • Sente

              Sente6.7.0.11384

              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
            • Windows 8 Manager

              Windows 8 ManagerBeta 1.0.1_

              License
              buy Download
              Platform
              Windows

              A Trial version Software utilities program for Windows

              8
              16 votes
              • MeD's Movie Manager

                MeD's Movie Manager2.9.1.3

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Windows
                Mac

                Simple to use, yet customizable, movie manager

                6
                14 votes
                • Paprika Recipe Manager

                  Paprika Recipe Manager2.1.6

                  License
                  buy Download
                  Platform
                  iPhone
                  Android
                  Mac

                  Manage Your Recipes Simply No Matter Who You Are.

                  -
                  No votes yet
                  • PROS: Organize recipes, Meal-planning aids, Grocery lists
                  • CONS: Occasional crashes
                • MyMoney

                  MyMoney2.0.68

                  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
                • BlogBridge

                  BlogBridge6.6.2

                  License
                  free Download
                  Platform
                  Mac
                  Windows

                  Complete RSS reader and manager

                  9
                  2 votes
                  • PROS: Intuitive interface, Tags, Synchronization among computers, Custom ratings
                  • CONS: Opens articles twice, Doesn’t detect default browser
                • Broken X Disk Manager

                  Broken X Disk ManagerBuild 2273 4.10

                  License
                  buy Download
                  Platform
                  Windows

                  Shareware program for managing and archiving disks of any kind

                  7
                  8 votes
                  Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
                  #NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
                  1KooBits4.0397Windows
                  2Calibre Portable1.0.01306.9Windows
                  3Mega Manager3.5.1.01056.6Windows
                  4Mobipocket Reader Desktop6.21806.6Windows
                  5Adobe Digital Editions4.5.106445Windows,Mac
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