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Description

A BibTeX replacement for users of biblatex, with full Unicode support

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Features

  • Biber 2.1 is for biblatex 3.0
  • Polyglossia support
  • Unicode 6.2 support (including citekeys, filenames and sorting)
  • Auto (re)encodes .bbl as necessary
  • One biber run for all bib sections and XREF/CROSSREF processing
  • Now part of TeXLive
  • Static and dynamic citation set support
  • Customisable sorting specifications
  • Support for UTF-8 <-> TeX macro re-encoding to help PDFLaTeX+inputenc
  • Support for remote data sources
  • Highly configurable entry data inheritance model
  • Automatic name and name list disambiguation
  • User-space mapping of entrytypes, field names and field contents
  • Generalised macro support with new @XDATA entrytype

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User Reviews

  • smultron
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    Very powerful, full UTF8 workflow.

    Posted 05/11/2015
  • elwood151
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    I just switched form bibtex to the biber backend and I'm in general very pleased, however at the beginning there were a lot of errors, as biber seems to be more critical about the bibtex source files than bibtex was.

    Posted 02/25/2015
  • josearmstrong
    1 of 5 2 of 5 3 of 5 4 of 5 5 of 5

    Great stuff.

    Posted 06/20/2013
  • jamesperalta
    1 of 5 2 of 5 3 of 5 4 of 5 5 of 5

    Thanks for good program!

    Posted 06/06/2013
  • melaniejensen
    1 of 5 2 of 5 3 of 5 4 of 5 5 of 5

    Easy for use.

    Posted 05/30/2013
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Additional Project Details

Intended Audience

End Users/Desktop, Science/Research

User Interface

Command-line

Programming Language

Perl

Registered

2008-05-17

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