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JabRef is a graphical Java application for managing bibtex (. bib) databases. It can import bibliographies in numerous formats, provides extensive searching, sorting, and grouping features, can automatically create bibtex keys, and can insert citations into LyX.

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Recent releases

  •  03 Feb 2007 15:15

    Release Notes: This release adds support for XMP metadata in PDF files, an improved interface for importing and exporting, and many bugfixes.

    •  30 Nov 2006 22:49

      Release Notes: This release contains fixes for several bugs that caused headaches under Windows, as well as two new features. It is now possible to query ArXiv from JabRef, and one can now create custom author export formats from within JabRef.

      •  09 Aug 2006 21:59

        Release Notes: This release adds an IEEEXplore search and download feature. It adds an option to store entries in their original order, and unsorted table view now shows entries in their original order. Keys can now be autogenerated for entries with missing keys before each save. This release adds the option to open multiple files at the same time, and the ability to drag files and WWW links into JabRef. It fixes a large number of bugs.

        •  02 Feb 2006 19:15

          Release Notes: This update fixes two serious bugs that occurred in version 2.0.

          •  30 Jan 2006 20:56

            Release Notes: This release adds a large set of new features: new import and export filters (e.g. OpenDocument spreadsheet), simple registering of custom import filters, handling of journal name abbreviation/unabbreviation, easier and safer handling of character encodings, pushing citations to Emacs, better customization of appearance, and a lot more. A lot of bugs have been fixed.


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