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JabRef bibliography reference manager


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This package was approved by moderator ferventcoder on 11/20/2014.

JabRef is an open source bibliography reference manager. The native file format used by JabRef is BibTeX, the standard LaTeX bibliography format. JabRef runs on the Java VM (version 1.6 or newer), and should work equally well on Windows, Linux and Mac OS X.
BibTeX is an application and a bibliography file format written by Oren Patashnik and Leslie Lamport for the LaTeX document preparation system. General information can be found on the official BibTeX homepage.
Bibliographies generated by LaTeX and BibTeX from a BibTeX file can be formatted to suit any reference list specifications through the use of different BibTeX style files. We support the LaTeX bibliography style database initiative to build a searchable database of BibTeX style files, organized by journal names.

To install JabRef bibliography reference manager, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install jabref --version 2.10.0

To upgrade JabRef bibliography reference manager, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade jabref --version 2.10.0


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $url = ''
    $validExitCodes = @(0) 
    Install-ChocolateyPackage "JabRef" "EXE" "/S" "$url"  -validExitCodes $validExitCodes

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • kbx
  • mortenalver
  • olly98


Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
JabRef 4.3 136 Monday, June 4, 2018 approved
JabRef 4.2 413 Thursday, April 26, 2018 approved
JabRef 4.1 802 Sunday, December 31, 2017 approved
JabRef 4.0 738 Thursday, October 5, 2017 approved
JabRef 3.8.2 1700 Monday, February 6, 2017 approved
JabRef 3.8.1 427 Sunday, January 15, 2017 approved
JabRef 3.6 1350 Monday, August 29, 2016 approved
JabRef 3.5 418 Wednesday, July 27, 2016 approved
JabRef 3.4 221 Wednesday, July 27, 2016 approved
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