Files with bibtex extension can be most typically found as bibliographic databases from BibTeX reference management software.

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BIBTEX file extension - BibTeX document

What is bibtex file? How to open bibtex files?

File type specification:

Document file type icon Document file type

File extension bibtex is used for a native BIBTEX doctype class is for BibTeX bibliographic databases as used by the LaTeX package for the TeX-typesetting program.

A .bibtex doctype supports TeX macro encodings of European characters, string substitution and hypertext links to "crossref" entries.

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Updated: April 7, 2024

The default software associated to open bibtex file:

BibTeX  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Oren Patashnik

BibTeX is used to describe and process lists of references, mostly in conjunction with LaTeX documents.

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Sublime Text  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Sublime HQ Pty Ltd

Sublime Text is advanced text editor used to write source codes in various programming languages. It is a great tool for programmers and offers great feature and performance. It is available for Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X and Linux operating systems.

Help how to open:

Use cb2bib to open *.bibtex document files.

How to convert:

Use the BibTeX on-line converter to convert bibtex to other file formats.

Find conversions from bibtex file:

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Related links:

BibTeX Format Description

How to use BibTeX

Online BibTeX Converter

List of software applications associated to the .bibtex 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 bibtex file, edit bibtex file, convert bibtex file, view bibtex file, play bibtex 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 bibtex files.

Software that open bibtex file - BibTeX document

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

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with bibtex file by default:
Sublime Text small icon Sublime Text
Other suggested software:
PSPad small icon PSPad
NotePad++ text editor small icon NotePad++ text editor


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