# latex2rtf Alternatives

latex2rtf is described as *'translator program to convert LaTeX formatted text files into “rich text format” (RTF) files. RTF is a published standard format by Microsoft. This standard can be ambiguous in places, but RTF is supported by many text editors'* and is an app. There are five alternatives to latex2rtf for Windows, Linux and Mac. The best alternative is latex2html, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like latex2rtf are TeX4ht, asciiTeX, tex2unicode and tex2mail.

latex2html is a convertor written in Perl that converts LATEX documents to HTML. This way e.g. scientific papers - primarily typeset for printing - can be put on the Web for online viewing.

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TeX4ht is a system for converting documents written in TeX/LaTeX/ConTeXt/etc. to HTML, various XML flavors, braille, etc., optionally using MathML.

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asciiTeX is an ASCII equation renderer released under the terms of the GNU General Public License. The program can generate ASCII-art representations of mathematical equations. You can use asciiTeX to quickly insert equations in e.g. e-mails or comments in your source-code.

Perl script to render LaTeX math in unicode text.

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tex2mail – Converts TeX to mailable "ASCII art"

Tex2mail is a perl script to convert TeX files into plain text files: various mathematical symbols (sums, products, integrals, sub/supers.