The latest version of Mendeley prevents you from getting all of your data out of the app. We’ve added instructions for transferring your full library to Zotero — which will always remain open — while you still can.
Hey users, your citation database is no longer open. You have one last chance to export to BEFORE you upgrade to #Mendeley 1.19!
1) GDPR doesn’t require you to lock users out of their own data. 2) Encrypting a local file provides essentially no additional security beyond what the OS provides. 3) Exports exclude a lot of important data. This is a self-serving, user-hostile move.