Mendeley Desktop is a reference manager that allows you to manage, read, share, annotate and cite your research papers.
You can download Mendeley Desktop here.
You can also manage your references in the Mendeley Web Library, which allows you to access the items in your Mendeley library from any web browser.
You can achieve many of the core Mendeley features (such as uploading new references, reading papers, highlighting and annotating) from any device with internet access, without the need to install any software.
Use the Export option within the other software to extract your references in BibTeX, EndNote XML or RIS file format.
You can add files to Mendeley by:
Dragging and dropping a PDF's into Mendeley
You can also ADD files by selecting file and then clicking "ADD FILES" or "FOLDER".
Another way to ADD files is by selecting file and then clicking "WATCH FOLDER" to choose a folder to put on watch. Mendeley Desktop will now automatically add files that are added to that folder.
You can edit PDFs that have been added to your Mendeley Library. You can do this by double clicking to open the file in a seperate tab within Mendeley Desktop. You now have the option to:
Import articles from the Internet using the new Mendeley Web Importer. It detects article identifiers on the page you are viewing and automatically retrieves metadata and PDF full texts (where available) for you to add to your library.
Mendeley Web Importer is available for Google Chrome, Firefox and Microsoft Edge.
Mendeley Institutional Edition users can now try out "Mendeley Suggest" which suggests new papers based on your library.
Try it today by clicking "Mendeley Suggest" which is located on the left panel below "Literature Search".