How to open .bib file format?

The probably reason why you are at this website is a problem with opening .bib file. The full name of the file is BibTeX Bibliography Database. If the double-click on the file’s icon shows you a message that additional programs are needed to open the file, you’ll find the list of helpful programs in the bottom of the page.

.bib file extension (BibTeX Bibliography Database)

Category Developer/Producer File description Popularity
Text Files N/A BibTeX Bibliography Database
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Programs using this file extension: .bib
ADS OS Software
Windows
Windows
  • MiKTeX
  • JabRef
  • TeXnicCenter
  • WibTeX
  • Bib2x
MAC OS
MAC
  • BibDesk
  • JabRef
  • MacroMates TextMate
Linux
Linux
  • Bib2x
  • Pybliographer
  • JabRef
  • RefTeX

.bib file extension (Bibliography Document)

Category Developer/Producer File description Popularity
Text Files N/A Bibliography Document
RateRateRate
Programs using this file extension: .bib
OS Software
Windows
Windows
  • Any text editor
MAC OS
MAC
  • Any text editor


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