Looking for an Citavi alternative?
Frustrated with the citation/bibliography generators out there?
We did the research for you so you don’t have to. So what is the difference between all the citation generators available out there? Which is the best option for you? The one that will suit you the best?
We created a comprehensive chart below on why you might want to use Citationsy or not. Don't worry, no matter what you choose, there will be no hard feelings. We at Citationsy believe that transparency is key. We want the best for you, and in that we might not be able to provide you with some specific things you need. In that, we support your decisions to use Citavi or another alternative. We just ask that you keep us in mind. Thank you
|Free to use||Yes||No|
|More affordable Premium Plans with exclusive features||Yes||No|
|Supports multiple citation formats like APA, MLA, Chicago, Turabian, and more||Yes||Yes|
|Friendly, modern, comprehensive, and aesthetically pleasing interface||Yes||No|
|Ad Free! Yes, you read that right.||Yes||Yes|
|Saves your references with your own personal account for free||Yes||No|
|Saves you time with automated citing and managing||Yes||Yes|
|iPhone and iPad App||Yes||No|
|Barcode Scanning function in app to quickly scan books||Yes||No|
|Mac OS App||Yes||No|
|Connection and Learning|
|Consistent feedback and support for users||Yes||Yes|
|Helpful resources to learn more about citation and bibliographies
|Community and user oriented||Yes||No|
|Individualized and independent. Non-Chegg owned!||Yes||Yes|
|Ease in Navigation|
|Access your saved work wherever you are on multiple devices for free||Yes||No|
|Allows you to better organize and categorize your references||Yes||Yes|
|Import and Export into various platforms||Yes||Yes|
|Nothing to install, update, or patch.||Yes||No|
|Won’t have to deal with software bugs and crashes where you lose your work||Yes||No|
|Does not require valuable learning or adapting time to the functions of the generator||Yes||No|
|You are here already! Let's just get started!||Yes|
Citavi is a desktop application that allows you to download the software onto your computer storage space and more for heavy duty management of research projects and papers.
Think of it as for those who have the time and money to invest and learn about the software before getting into the flow of their work.
The couple of things that Citavi can provide for you that Citationsy can not:
– Supports various languages such as German, English, French, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish
– Metadata Retrieval which is data that gives you ability to explore and view other sets of data
– Stored bank of references and libraries directly to your computer storage space
– Ability to add notes and annotations to attached pdf files to your references
If you want to learn more about us or if you still haven't found what you are looking for, see our FAQ below!
Referencing for people
who value simplicity,
privacy, and speed.
Citationsy vs Citavi — Frequently Asked Questions
Here at Citationsy, we have made this important task quick, simple, and easy. Get your work done at record speed!