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Mendeley: An Extremely Short Review (Sort Of)

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I decided to test Mendeley again (Yes, I have some kind of a masochist behaviour for software), and as the last time I tried, I can say I’m not impressed.

I tested on a directory containing mixed bag of PDFs, books, book chapters, articles and misc stuff. Most of the time the data was extracted but I ended with a wrong reference or garbage information about the file. Not mentoning that it took almost one full hour to analyse a little bit more than 500 files. I think I need to buy an eight-core machine now. The CPU peaked at 25-30% (one full core for it) on Vista, and the memory got up to 300 Mbs.

Not impressed, maybe one day.

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