Open .BIB file Extension

File Type : Bibliography

Compatible with: (Mac OSX 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12)

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ExtensionSmallImg What is .BIB file?

Text document containing a list of references formatted using BibTeX formatting; often used in combination with LaTeX (.TEX) document preparation; allows for bibliographies to be searched and published using standard commands. BibTeX files may include bibliographies for books, articles, research papers, tech reports, etc. A sample BIB file entry may be formatted as follows: @BOOK{citation key, AUTHOR = "Author name", TITLE = "Title of book", PUBLISHER = {Name of publisher}, ADDRESS = {Location published} } BibTeX files can be viewed and managed on multiple computer systems, but the formatting is standard across all platforms.

Recommended Software Programs to open .BIB file

Apple Mac OS X:
  • MacroMates TextMate
  • BibDesk
  • JabRef
Microsoft Windows:
  • Bib2x
  • JabRef
  • MiKTeX
  • TeXnicCenter
  • WibTeX
  • Bib2x
  • JabRef
  • Pybliographer
  • RefTeX