Open BIBTEX file

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How to open BibTeX document .bibtex files

Have you had trouble opening the bibtex file on your computer? What are bibtex files? We explain what they are and recommend software that we know will open them.

What is bibtex file?

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

BibTeX document description

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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Simply put, file extensions are the characters after the dot in the computer file name, so for example document-name.pdf has file extension „pdf“. This helps Windows to identify which program should be used to open the file.

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