Free reference manager and research management tool for Mac

Mendeley Desktop for Mac

Mendeley Desktop 1.17.12

  -  91.4 MB  -  Freeware

Sometimes latest versions of the software can cause issues when installed on older devices or devices running an older version of the operating system.

Software makers usually fix these issues but it can take them some time. What you can do in the meantime is to download and install an older version of Mendeley Desktop 1.17.12.

For those interested in downloading the most recent release of Mendeley Desktop for Mac or reading our review, simply click here.

All old versions distributed on our website are completely virus-free and available for download at no cost.

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What's new in this version:

All Platforms:
- Fixes crash on startup if the local database wasn't consistent
- Fixes problems with "Restore backup" functionality
- Fixes syncing problems for the error "Missing required field: Text"
- "Welcome to Mendeley" onboarding page content improvement
- Microsoft Word plugin: notifies users if a citation cannot be inserted (in formulas, illustrations, etc.)
- Microsoft Word plugin: fixes "Object required (424)" error
- Microsoft Word/LibreOffice plugins: when editing a citation and pressing "Go to Mendeley": highlights the edited documents in Mendeley Desktop
- Microsoft Word/LibreOffice APA 6th Edition (and others): fixes error when citing a document multiple times
- Fixes links to Mendeley help webpages

Mac OS:
- Fixes error that caused Mendeley Desktop to not load properly (stayed in the "Splash Screen")
- Microsoft Word Plugin: fixes "Insert Citation" if Microsoft Word is in full screen (it exits full screen)