Licence: Shareware ($42)
Version 1.9.7 | Release Date: 2010-01-24 | Download

Papers 1.9.7
- added support for new structured pubmed abstracts
- updated sync instructions
- updated webkit user agent string
- fixed the Google Books plugin
- fixed the plugins for PPC Macs

Papers 1.9.6a
- fixed an issue downloading and importing PDFs on OSX Tiger

Papers 1.9.6
- minor performance fix
- fix hang on OSX Tiger

Papers 1.9.5
- added support for Microsoft Outlook 2011
- pubmed and wos search engine no longer auto-complete
- fixed an issue where lines were drawn incorrectly over the PDF
- fixed a warning dialog during iPhone syncing
- syncing now happens on port 3795 preferably
- upped sync limit for iPhone to 2000 articles
- more reliable sync behaviour
- more reliable file copying behaviour
- fixed DOI parsing upon import and in webpages
- fixed file size descriptions
- fixed matching with MathSciNet
- fixed result count and links for ACM search engine
- fixed result count for Google Scholar search engine
- fixed a problem with certain authors in Google Scholar results
- fixed abstract parsing for Google Scholar
- fixed author and link parsing in Project Muse search engine
- fixed JSTOR PDF downloading
- fixed outgoing urls for citeseer
- fixed url exporting for Endnote XML and Bookends exporter
- fixed importing EndnoteXML with attached PDFs from Endnote X3 or Mendeley
- IEEE matching no longer requires to login

Version 1.9.2 | Release Date: 2009-09-01 | Download

What's New?

Papers 1.9.2
Fixed a snow leopard issue that caused crash during repairs
Fixed an issue where the notes would be cut off in the inspector
Fixed an issue where clicking on the PDF during matching would popup the menu
Fixed an issue with displaying filesizes on 32bit machines
Fixed an issue where syncing with Papers for iPhone would crash if the library is empty
Fixed a crash during import if PDFs were encrypted
Fixed title and journal parsing of the IEEE search plugin
Fixed various aspects of the Google Scholar search plugin
Fixed date parsing in the IEEE and ACM search plugins
Fixed journal parsing in the mathscinet plugin
Fixed author parsing in the arXiv, JSTOR and Google Books plugin
Fixed the Project Muse plugin
Fixed date parsing from AGU webpages
Fixed author parsing from ACS pages
Fixed an issue where authors were added twice when parsing webpages
Fixed an issue where searching the library after doing a repository search would switch back to search mode
Fixed an issue with collapsing subfolders
Fixed an issue where the sourcelist could start scrolling horizontally
Improved robustness while syncing with Papers for iPhone
Improved auto-completion in inspectors
Improved reliability of splitview in help center
Papers no longer shows search groups in the collection column
Papers no longer adds the editors to the author list for PLoS One articles
Papers archives now preserve the citation count
Papers now recognizes article numbers in APS DOI records
Papers now exports proper first and middle names to Endnote
The previous/next page arrows in the PDF tab are now shown as up and down
The zoomfactor slider is now set to the appropriate default scale
Opening a tab in the background no longer steals focus from the tableview
Exporting library to Endnote7 now marks unspecified items as journal articles
Copying text from the PDF during matching now escapes ampersands
Added additional measures to prevent incorrect duplicate detection
Added additional measures to prevent the usage of @ signs in keywords as this crashes Papers
Added better detection of arXiv identifiers during matching
Added support for proxies containing /http/ in the template url
Added support for automatic activation of site licenses
After saving the tableview now regains focus
BibTeX exporter now escapes percentages
MSWord2008 exporter now creates english instead of spanish Microsoft User Data folder if none exists
Endnote citation now includes comma in temporary citation
Fixed various translation issues
Removed unnecessary log output


Papers 1.9.2
More robust and correct parsing of XMP metadata in PDFs
Added support for relative links to PDF files
Automatic opening of downloaded PDFs in an external viewer now only occurs when an hidden pref is set
Fixed selection of new search history items
Fixed the French gate proxy servers
Fixed a bug in the WOS, Scopus and Citeseer plugins that would lead to crashes on 10.4 Tiger
Added Brazilian Portuguese localization (with thanks to Fabio Roselet)

Version 1.9 | Release Date: 2009-02-20 | Download
  • Support for syncing with the new Papers for iPhone and iPod touch.
  • Improved metadata detection in PDF files and webpages.
  • Improved working with collections.
  • Added support for French and German proxies
  • Tons of other improvements and bugfixes...
Version 1.8 | Release Date: 2008-07-28 | Download
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Version 1.7 | Release Date: 2008-02-21 | Download
  • More search engine plugins, including ACM, IEEE Xplore, MathSciNet and Project Muse.
  • A brand new Word2008 bibliography export plugin.
  • Automatic metadata detection in webpages and during import of PDF.
  • Improved performance and auto-completion.
  • Over 80 improvements and bugfixes...
Version 1.5.1 | Release Date: 2007-12-16 | Download

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Version 1.6 | Release Date: 2007-12-16 | Download
  • Added an arXiv search plugin with support of the Clay Institute for Mathematics
  • Added a NASA-ADS search plugin
  • Added a Citeseer search plugin with help of the European Bioinformatics Institute
  • Added a CSV-exporter plugin
  • Pubmed plugin now automatically recognizes PMIDs
  • Pubmed plugin now sets the first initial as the firstname if no firstname can be found
  • Search progress is now displayed more prominently
  • Inspectors now scroll the active field to the visible area
  • Improved editing of inspectors after double-click
  • Improved display of firstname + initials combinations
  • Improved import of Author PDF and number of pages metadata from PDFs
  • Improved detection of links, DOIs, ADS and arXiv IDs during matching
  • Improved parsing of links that previously failed (like some jstor urls)
  • Improved parsing of EndnoteXML files during import
  • Much improved detection of PDF links in webpages
  • Merging Authors and Journals now keeps covers and mugshots
  • Custom images are now scaled proportionally
  • Added the option to make the Citekey (part of) the filename for PDFs
  • Added the option to create alphabet subdirectories based on the first letter of author and journal names
  • Added support for copying multiple summaries and references
  • Added better warnings when trying to use WOS in combination with ezproxy setups
  • The WOS gateway url can now be modified using a texteditor
  • Corrected the outgoing url from WOS
  • Innactive springloaded buttons no longer listen to mouse events
  • Better support for PDF downloads with alternative mime-types
  • Opening one from the list of papers in the journal inspector now correctly opens that Paper
  • The Pubmed plugin now correctly adds language and publication types
  • The library is now properly selected in the source list after an upgrade
  • Added extra measures to prevent accidental deletion of search term tokens
  • Added extra measures to prevent search results ending up in the wrong group
  • Removed troublesome edit option in search token menus on Leopard
  • Corrected a visual glitch where the cornerview of the outlineview was appearing white
  • Papers now correctly keeps the filenaming during editing if the rename option is turned off
  • BibTeX importer now correctly sets a paper as read
  • Fixed a bug that occurred during unmatching and reverting a paper to its empty state
  • Fixed a bug where certain Google Scholar searches would lead to x found, 0 shown
  • Fixed a bug where matching would fail if the firstname of an author was lacking
  • Fixed a bug where leaving a comma after an authors name would lead to a crash
  • Fixed a deadlocking bug where Papers would freeze while updating the spotlight database
  • Fixed a bug that could crash Papers upon the first run or directly after an upgrade
  • Fixed the installation instructions
Version 1.5 | Release Date: 2007-11-01 | Download

Search Engine plugins, including Google Scholar, Scopus and Web of Science.

Full compatibility with Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard.

Much better integration with other applications.

A streamlined and improved user interface.

Over 100 more new features and bug fixes...

Version 1.1 | Release Date: 2007-06-07 | Download

- Full-text, blazing fast searching.
- Improved and faster smart groups.
- Much better BibTeX support.
- Solved many bugs and stability issues.
- And much more...

Version 1.0.2 | Release Date: 2007-05-04 | Download
  • Proxy support is now working.
  • More reliable file renaming and database repair.
  • Much improved manual editing.
  • Better Pubmed integration.
  • Much improved BibTeX and Endnote support.
  • Papers now remembers all your UI settings.
  • Solved many bugs and stability issues.
  • And much more...
Version 1.0.1 | Release Date: 2007-04-24 | Download
  • Fixed a number of important bugs in the 1.0 version.
  • Tons of preferences to customize Papers.
  • A completely much more reliable rewritten file engine.
  • Custom Library location and file naming schemes
  • Added more help to get started.
  • Basic proxy and authentication support
  • Plugin management features built-in
  • Solved many bugs and stability issues.
  • And much more...
Version 1.0 | Release Date: 2007-04-24 | Download

*Tons of preferences to customize Papers.
*A completely much more reliable rewritten file engine.
*Custom Library location and file naming schemes
*Added more help to get started.
*Basic proxy and authentication support
*Plugin management features built-in
*Solved many bugs and stability issues.
*And much more...

Version 1.0 | Release Date: 2007-04-24 | Download

Tons of preferences to customize Papers.
A completely much more reliable rewritten file engine.
Custom Library location and file naming schemes
Added more help to get started.
Basic proxy and authentication support
Plugin management features built-in
Solved many bugs and stability issues.
And much more...

Version Public Preview 3 | Release Date: 2007-03-14 | Download
Much better inspectors. iPhoto-like fullscreen reading mode. Revamped Authors and Journals section. Many bugs fixed. And much more...
Version Public Preview | Release Date: 2007-01-07 | Download
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