pybtex-convert man page

pybtex-convert ā€” convert between bibliography database formats


pybtex-convert [ options ] in_filename out_filename


pybtex-convert converts bibliography database files between supported formats (currently BibTeX, BibTeXML and YAML).

General Optons


show program's version number and exit

-h, --help

show this help message and exit


turn warnings into errors

-f FORMAT, --from=FORMAT

input format (bibtex, bibtexml, yaml)


output format (bibtex, bibtexml, yaml)


allow BibTeX entries without keys and generate unnamed-<number> keys for them


do not convert identifiers to lower case

Encoding Options

-e ENCODING, --encoding=ENCODING

default encoding



See Also


2019-01-17 0.22.2 Pybtex