Free reference manager and research management tool for Mac

Mendeley Desktop for Mac

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Download Mendeley Reference Manager 2.92.0

Mendeley Desktop for Mac

  -  244 MB  -  Freeware
  • Latest Version

    Mendeley Reference Manager 2.92.0 LATEST

  • Review by

    Juan Garcia

  • Operating System

    Mac OS X 10.10 or later

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Mendeley Desktop for Mac is a free reference manager and an academic social network. Manage your research, showcase your work, connect and collaborate with over five million researchers worldwide. Save time managing PDFs, instantly share thoughts on papers with colleagues and automatically back up and sync your files between different computers. Revolutionizing the way you do research! For individual researchers, teams and groups. Download Mendeley Desktop for macOS.

Mendeley Reference Manager for Mac Desktop - Your library now automatically syncs when you add references or make changes! Mendeley Notebook helps you collate all your highlights and notes from multiple PDFs! Also available: Mendeley Cite, the new citation add-in for Microsoft® Word, takes the time out of referencing.

Upgrade from Mendeley Desktop to the new Mendeley Reference Manager for macOS quickly and easily:
  • Make sure you’ve synced your existing Mendeley Desktop library
  • Download and install Mendeley Reference Manager
  • Sign in using your Mendeley credentials and your existing library will sync
Features and Highlights

Quick and simple installation
Once you download the Mendeley reference manager, you can install the Word Plugin in 3 clicks. Hey presto – you are ready to create your bibliography.
Citation styles for thousands of journals
Quickly search and select your citation style from a rapidly growing community managed database, or create new styles with the new CSL Editor.
Create bibliographies instantly
Cite seamlessly without leaving Word. Format your citations and bibliography according to your chosen style.

Save time navigating PDFs
Open multiple PDFs in separate tabs. Read, take notes and switch back to your research library instantly.
Annotate and highlight
No more need for hand-written notes, sticky notes and highlighter pens. You can now annotate, highlight, and add sticky notes directly to your PDFs.

Organized PDFs
Organizing your PDFs don’t have to be a chore. Let the app do it for you. Identify recently added papers, add favorites in a click and store them in multiple folders.
Easily sorted
When you add PDFs, instantly scan them to identify the author, title, journal and other information by matching the PDF's contents with global research library. It's like magic.
Comprehensive search
The tool searches across the full-text of your research library and results appear instantly as you type.

Team plans
Team plans allow you to share and collaborate with up to 50 people, create an unlimited number of private groups and get unlimited group library space. Create your custom plan now.

Share papers and collaborate
Whether you’re a research team, lab, or university class - sharing papers can be a challenge. Simply create public or private groups and start sharing documents instantly.

Secure, synchronized and accessible
No more risk of losing your PDFs and annotations. It provides you with 2GB of free online storage to automatically back up and synchronizes your library across desktop, web and mobile

Search millions of papers
Search one of the world’s largest crowd-sourced research catalogs on the app. Get related research, refine your search to full-text PDFs and add papers to your library in one click.
Public groups
Read up on new topics, find ongoing research, follow curated bibliographies and get involved in discussions in public groups.
Build an online presence
Create an academic profile, upload your papers and publicize your research. Show the world your professional research profile.

Note: Requires 64-bit processor and Mendeley account.

Also Available: Download Mendeley Desktop for Windows

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What's new in this version:

- Introduced displaying file names in the Annotations section of the metadata panel. This will show you which file your annotations belong to.
- Added a PDF loading progress bar to our new reader

- An issue where using ‘Export PDF with Annotations’ on the metadata panel would not export without the PDFs annotations

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