Files with bib extension are in most cases documents from the BibTeX reference management software.

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

empty icon.bib - Papyrus database

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Software that open bib file

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BIB file extension - BibTeX document

What is bib file? How to open bib files?

File type specification:

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File extension bib is associated with the BibTex, a reference management software that allows users to create bibliography. It is related to TeX document preparation system.

A .bib file stores bibliographic document.

Updated: July 14, 2021

Help how to open:

Use Sublime Text to open .bib BibTeX document files.

How to convert:

Probably can by converted to other formats.

Find conversions from bib file:

bib to pdf

bib to ris

Find converter to bib file type:

ris to bib

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 - BibTeX document

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

Microsoft Windows:

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