Download Reference Manager - Best Software & Apps

  • Mobipocket Reader Desktop

    6.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Excellent eBook manager for Windows

    6
    171 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
    628 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
      37 votes
      • Calibre Portable

        1.0.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        A powerful ebook manager and converter you can run anywhere

        7
        124 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
      • 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
          • Mega Manager

            3.5.1.0

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Manage your MegaUpload files

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

            Varies with device

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            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
          • 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
          • Paprika Recipe Manager

            2.2.0

            License
            buy Download
            Platform
            Mac
            iPhone
            Android

            A full version program for mac, by Hindsight Labs LLC

            -
            No votes yet
            • Windows 8 Manager

              Beta 1.0.1_

              License
              buy Download
              Platform
              Windows

              A Trial version Software utilities program for Windows

              8
              16 votes
              • 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
                • Bookends

                  11.3.5

                  License
                  buy Download
                  Platform
                  Mac

                  Automatically create bibliographies and footnotes

                  4
                  3 votes
                  • PROS: Searches Amazon, Google Scholar and EndNotes for references, Supports major word processing apps
                  • CONS: No support for NeoOffice
                • MeD's Movie Manager

                  2.9.1.3

                  License
                  free Download
                  Platform
                  Windows
                  Mac

                  Simple to use, yet customizable, movie manager

                  6
                  14 votes
                  • Fora

                    1.2.6

                    License
                    free Download
                    Platform
                    Windows

                    The perfect web browser for translators and language students

                    7
                    10 votes
                    • PROS: Support for different types of dictionary, Great for professional translators and language students, Features dictionary manager with support for user profiles
                    • CONS: Basic browser functionalities, Not recommended to use as main browser
                  • Broken X Disk Manager

                    Build 2273 4.10

                    License
                    buy Download
                    Platform
                    Windows

                    Shareware program for managing and archiving disks of any kind

                    7
                    8 votes
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