Biber is a BibTeX replacement for users of biblatex, with full Unicode
* Please note - the default download for all platforms is 32-bit. Please
look in the files section for the correct 64-bit platform instead of
using the default download button if you want 64-bit.
Biber is written in Perl with the aim of providing a
customised and sophisticated data preparation backend for biblatex.
You do not need to install Perl use biber--binaries
are provided for many operating systems via the main TeX
distributions (TeXLive, MacTeX, MiKTeX) and also via download from SourceForge.
You only need a Perl installation to use biber in one of the following
* A binary version is not available for your OS/platform
* You wish to keep up with all of the bleeding-edge git commits before
they are packaged into a binary.
For the vast majority of users, using the latest binary for the
OS/platform you are using will be what you want to do. For details on the
requirements for installing the Perl program version, please see the
biber PDF documentation.
The git repository for Biber is kept on github:
SUPPORT AND DOCUMENTATION
After installing, biber --help will give you the basic documentation.
The latest PDF documentation can be found here:
More information, bugfix releases, forums and bug tracker are available at:
COPYRIGHT AND LICENCE
Copyright (C) 2009--2014 François Charette and Philip Kime
This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or
modify it under the terms of either:
* the GNU General Public License as published by the Free
Software Foundation; either version 1, or (at your option) any
later version, or
* the Artistic License version 2.0.