# Cassiopeia Alternatives

Cassiopeia is described as 'Scientific Wordprocessing Software for MacOS X, MathML based equation editor, LaTeX' and is a LaTeX Editor in the Education & Reference category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Cassiopeia for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Online / Web-based, Mac and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is LyX, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Cassiopeia are MathType (Paid), KLatexFormula (Free, Open Source), Gummi (Free, Open Source) and VerbTeX LaTeX Editor (Freemium).

- LyX is a document processor that encourages an approach to writing based on the structure of your documents (WYSIWYM) and not simply their appearance (WYSIWYG). LyX combines the power and flexibility of TeX/LaTeX with the ease of use of a GUI.
- Free • Open Source
- Mac
- Windows
- Linux
- BSD
- Haiku

- MathType is a powerful interactive equation editor for Windows and Macintosh that lets you create mathematical notation for word processing, web pages, desktop publishing, presentations, elearning, and for TeX, LaTeX, and MathML documents.
- Paid • Proprietary
- Mac
- Windows
- iPad
- Apple iWork
- Microsoft Office Word
- Google Drive - Docs

- KLatexFormula is an easy-to-use graphical application for generating images (that you can drag and drop, copy and paste or save to disk) from LaTeX equations. It is written in Qt4.
- Free • Open Source
- Mac
- Windows
- Linux

- Gummi is a lightweight LaTeX editor for the Linux/GTK+ platform, released as free open-source software. It is designed with simplicity in mind and includes features that will make a novice LaTeX user quickly become accustomed to this mark-up language.
- VerbTeX is a free, collaborative LaTeX Editor. It allows you to create and manage LaTeX projects directly on your Android device and generate a PDF by using Verbosus (Online LaTeX and Octave Editor)
- Freemium • Proprietary
- Online
- Android
- iPhone
- Android Tablet
- Windows Phone
- iPad

- MathCast is an equation editor, an application that allows you to input mathematical equations. These equations can be used in written documents, webpages, and even databases.
- LaTeXiT is a small utility that allows you to quickly typeset LaTeX equations, without bothering with file creation, preambles, and so on. The PDF image obtained can then be exported by dragn drop to any application supporting it.
- Tex2Img is a free online Latex equation editor that converts Latex equations to high resolution images to embed in documents and presentations. You can also use Tex2Img to learn Latex by trial and error.
- TtM translates from Plain TeX and LaTeX into HTML including the equations in the form of embedded MathML.No screenshots yet
- As an integrated environment, TeXpert allows users to edit, compile (generate PDF output) and view the result within a single app.No screenshots yet