Files with bib file extension can be often found as database files from Papyrus Bibliography System.

There is one other file type using
the BIB file extension!

empty icon.bib - BibTeX document

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Software that open bib file

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BIB file extension - Papyrus database

What is bib file? How to open bib files?

File type specification:

Various data file type icon Various data file type

The bib file extension is probably best know for its use in the Papyrus Bibliography System, a software for Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X (macOS) and MS-DOS operating systems.

The bib file stores bibliography database created in the Papyrus.

The default software associated to open bib file:

PAPYRUS Bibliography System  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Research Software Design

PAPYRUS lets you computerize your reference collection. Type in your references or import them from existing computer sources. PAPYRUS can instantly retrieve any citation from the collection. Then, working with your word processor, PAPYRUS will automatically assemble your bibliographies -- perfectly formatted for any publication.

Help how to open:

It seems that you can open or import *.bib databases only to Papyrus.

How to convert:

If any program can export this type of *.bib files, it would be Papyrus.

List of software applications associated to the .bib file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open bib file, edit bib file, convert bib file, view bib file, play bib file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting bib files.

Software that open bib file - Papyrus database

Programs supporting the exension bib on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about PAPYRUS Bibliography System for open bib file action.

Microsoft Windows:

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