JabRef is an open source bibliography reference manager
The native file format used by JabRef is BibTeX, the
standard LaTeX bibliography format. JabRef runs on the Java VM
(version 1.5 or newer), and should work equally well on Windows,
Linux and Mac OS X.
BibTeX is an application and a bibliography file format written by
Oren Patashnik and Leslie Lamport for the LaTeX document preparation
system. Bibliographies generated by LaTeX and BibTeX from a BibTeX
file can be formatted to suit any reference list specifications
through the use of different BibTeX style files.