Mendeley vs Zotero


Previously I posted about Zotero, and I am using Zotero primarily in my academic study. At the same time, I used Mendeley to manage all the PDF files that I am studying. Recently, I found that inserting new citation in my document using Zotero is a little bit slower (too many references), and at the same time I need to use Mendeley to read the journal articles and search for the text. Therefore, I was wondering whether can I depend on Mendeley only, so that I need not to use Zotero together. So, I converted my document manually and change the citation to Mendley. Then I discovered the following feature differences:

Mendeley Zotero
Save to library from web browser Using bookmarklet.
Allow to save PDF to the library depending on the sites.
I found that it may miss some authors, or wrong item type.
Firefox addon.
Chrome/Safari extension connected to Zotero Standalone.
There is bookmarklet.
Using bookmarklet can save the PDF to the cloud storage, but not local computer.
I found that the saved items are more complete and more accurate than Mendeley
PDF Can search and view the text in the PDF, integrated to Mendeley Desktop Cannot search the text in the PDF
Citation detection in document Can detect new citation, and allows to insert into library. Cannot.
Insert citation in document Mendeley Desktop will grab the focus and the window will on top of the document, makes me cannot read the text. Zotero will popup a small bar to insert the citation.
LibreOffice extension toolbar Cannot hide the label. Can hide the label.
Quota 2GB 300MB

Because of limited quota, that is why I avoid saving PDF to the Zotero. Mendeley is able to integrate with Zotero. I have not try this feature, not sure whether it is good or bad. And I also found that, inserting Zotero citation is faster than Mendeley. But Mendeley has a very good feature to detect the citations in the document (I think that is why it is slower).

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