PocketBib for BibTeX, BibDesk and JabRef 1.7.0

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PocketBib is a BibTeX library reader for academics on the go. With PocketBib you can search, browse and read the papers in your BibTeX library, and synchronise them with BibDesk or JabRef on your computer. You can edit existing entries, and you can even annotate your papers in another app, then re-import them to PocketBib and your annotated paper will be uploaded! PocketBib supports Dropbox, Google Drive, SugarSync and WebDAV storage services for accessing your BibTeX library and linked files.

PocketBib features:

Entry editing. You can edit the BibTeX fields of existing entries and automatically upload the new BibTeX library.
Parsing BibTeX libraries, including understanding TeX character accents. D ring is displayed correctly, not as D{"o}ring .
Sync your libraries using Dropbox, Google Drive, SugarSync, or WebDAV, or add them to your device directly through iTunes.
Support for JabRef and BibDesk groups with the exception of JabRef 'search' groups.
Search for entries by title, author, abstract, etc.
Browse your papers by keywords.
Tap to download and view linked PDF files. The PDF files must be linked in BibDesk / JabRef.
Automatically sync all linked files. Just go to settings and select All Linked Files in Offline Cache Size . The default is to keep a 200Mb cache of the most recently used files.
Although annotating files is not supported, and unflattened annotations cannot be viewed, you can send a PDF to another application, make your annotations and then send it back to PocketBib. PocketBib will then offer to upload the new file, replacing the original.
You can email BibTeX entries with the paper attached.
Multiple group selection on the iPad: tap and hold on a group to engage multiple select mode and the articles list will display only the articles in all of the groups.
It's fast! PocketBib has been tested on libraries with thousands of papers.

User reviews:

Great mobile addition to BibDesk! This is the app I was waiting for! Combined with BibDesk on Mac and Dropbox, it turns the iPad into the perfect reference library.

Finally, an app for the BibTeX + Dropbox -> iPad academic workflow! I've been looking for an app for reading academic papers for months now ever since I bought my iPad, but amazingly nothing existed for browsing a directory of pdfs + a bibtex file until now.

Even with almost six thousand PDFs, this app handles it all with aplomb and the new updates makes keeping the PDFs in sync even easier.

It is flawless! Works like a charm.

Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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We do not host PocketBib for BibTeX, BibDesk and JabRef 1.7.0 on our servers, so we did not scan it for viruses, adware, spyware or other type of malware. This app is hosted by Apple Store and passed their terms and conditions to be listed, however we still recommend caution when installing it.


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Release Date: 2012-08-30
Publisher: Graham Dennis
Operating System: ios
Type: Free Trial