Pybtex is a BibTeX-compatible bibliography processor written in Python.
You can simply type
pybtex instead of
How Pybtex is different from BibTeX
Pybtex aims to be 100% compatible with BibTeX.
It accepts the same command line options, fully supports BibTeX’s
styles and produces byte-identical output (if not, please file a bug
- Pybtex is Unicode-aware.
- Pybtex supports bibliography formats other than BibTeX.
- It is possible to write formatting styles in Python.
As a bonus, Pythonic styles can produce HTML, Markdown and other markup besides the usual LaTeX.
Pybtex also includes a Python API for managing bibliographies from Python.
Download and install
Release tarballs are available from our PyPI page.
Pybtex can be also installed with pip:
pip install pybtex
Development sources are available from our Git repository at Bitbucket:
git clone https://bitbucket.org/pybtex-devs/pybtex
If something goes wrong, just file a bug report.