BibDesk is a graphical bibliography manager for OS X, providing powerful BibTeX file management for Mac users. It is free and open-source. It is under active development by a small group of volunteer Contributors and more are always welcome.
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Check out one of these screencasts to see some of the ways BibDesk makes managing your reference database easy:
Some tutorials written by users:
A mini-tutorial on getting started with BibDesk:
A short tutorial on how to use BibDesk:
Below are archived pages from the website. They are to be replaced by Wiki pages.
The current release of BibDesk requires Mac OS X version 10.5 or higher. Both PPC and Intel are supported.
Older releases of BibDesk are available (unsupported) that run on previous versions of OS X:
See the BibDesk main page for download links and release notes.
The most current version's User Manual is available. This is the same information that's available from the Help menu inside BibDesk.
A SourceForge.net user account is required to edit pages. This is necessary to avoid regrettable wiki spam.
BibDesk is a community project, and wouldn't be nearly as good without people pitching in to help code, test, and write documentation. Thanks to all our Contributors!