betterbib VS zotero-better-bibtex

Compare betterbib vs zotero-better-bibtex and see what are their differences.


:green_book: Update BibTeX files with info from online resources. (by texworld)


Make Zotero effective for us LaTeX holdouts (by retorquere)
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betterbib zotero-better-bibtex
3 32
784 4,188
0.6% -
0.0 0.0
7 months ago 12 days ago
Python TypeScript
GNU General Public License v3.0 only MIT License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of betterbib. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-11-25.


Posts with mentions or reviews of zotero-better-bibtex. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-06-24.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing betterbib and zotero-better-bibtex you can also consider the following projects:

obsidian-citation-plugin - Obsidian plugin which integrates your academic reference manager with the Obsidian editor. Search your references from within Obsidian and automatically create and reference literature notes for papers and books.

jabref - Graphical Java application for managing BibTeX and biblatex (.bib) databases

zotero - Zotero is a free, easy-to-use tool to help you collect, organize, annotate, cite, and share your research sources.

Zettlr - Your One-Stop Publication Workbench

bookends-tools - Alfred Workflow to Integrate with Bookends, an academic reference manager/bibliography tool for macOS

rebiber - A simple tool to update bib entries with their official information (e.g., DBLP or the ACL anthology).

onedrive - OneDrive Client for Linux

coc-texlab - TexLab extension for coc.nvim

pandoc - Universal markup converter

ripgrep-all - rga: ripgrep, but also search in PDFs, E-Books, Office documents, zip, tar.gz, etc.