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.BIB File Extension

File Type 1BibTeX Bibliography Database

DeveloperN/A
Popularity
3.4 (20 Votes)
CategoryText Files
FormatText

Text

This file is saved in a plain text format. You can open and view the contents of this file using a text editor.

What is a BIB file?

Text document containing a list of references formatted using BibTeX formatting; often used in combination with LaTeX (.TEX) document preparation; allows for bibliographies to be searched and published using standard commands.

More Information

BibTeX files may include bibliographies for books, articles, research papers, tech reports, etc. A sample BIB file entry may be formatted as follows:

@BOOK{citation key,

AUTHOR = "Author name",
TITLE = "Title of book",
PUBLISHER = {Name of publisher},
ADDRESS = {Location published}      }
BibTeX files can be viewed and managed on multiple computer systems, but the formatting is standard across all platforms.

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Programs that open BIB files
Windows
MiKTeX
JabRef
TeXnicCenter
Bib2x
Mac
BibDesk
JabRef
MacroMates TextMate
Linux
Bib2x
Pybliographer
JabRef
RefTeX
Updated 9/18/2015

File Type 2Bibliography Document

DeveloperN/A
Popularity
3.0 (2 Votes)
CategoryText Files
FormatN/A

Unknown

File format categories include Binary, Text, XML, and Zip. The format of this file type has not been determined.

.BIB File Association 2

Bibliography saved in ASCII text format; contains a list of references cited within an article, book, or other publication.

Programs that open BIB files
Windows
Any text editor
Mac
Any text editor
Updated 2006

.BIB Extension Information

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