LaTexLab Alternatives

    LaTexLab is described as 'LaTeX Lab is an open source implementation of a web based LaTeX editor for Google Docs'. There are more than 25 alternatives to LaTexLab for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Online / Web-based and Android. The best alternative is LyX, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like LaTexLab are Overleaf (Freemium, Open Source), TeXstudio (Free, Open Source), Texmaker (Free, Open Source) and Kile (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 21, 2015

    1. 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.
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    2. Overleaf, formerly WriteLaTeX, is a collaborative writing and publishing system that makes the whole process of producing academic papers much quicker for both authors and publishers.
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    3. TeXstudio is an integrated environment for writing LaTeX documents. Our goal is to make writing LaTeX as easy and comfortable as possible. Therefore TeXstudio has numerous features like syntax-highlighting, integrated viewer, reference checking and various assistants.
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    4. Texmaker is a free LaTeX editor, that integrates many tools needed to develop documents with LaTeX, in just one application.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • KDE
      Kile is a user-friendly TeX/LaTeX editor by KDE. Kile gives you the ability to use all the functionality of LaTeX in a graphical interface and has interactive preview mechanisms to readily see the results of editing.


    5. Real Time LaTeX Collaboration The version you are looking at is always the most up to date. Watch other users update the same document you are working on in real time. 100% Online LaTeX Enviroment

      Discontinued

      ShareLaTex is now part of Overleaf

    6. Fidus Writer is an online collaborative LaTeX editor especially made for academics who need to use citations and/or formulas.
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    7. The TeXworks project is an effort to build a simple TeX front-end program (working environment) that will be available for all today’s major desktop operating systems—in particular, MS Windows (XP and Vista), typical GNU/Linux distros and other X11-based systems, and Mac OS X.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      TeXnicCenter is a feature rich and easy-to-use integrated environment for creating LaTeX documents on the Windows platform. Its powerful editor and its tight integration with the LaTeX environment helps you to concentrate on what matters: The content of your document.
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    8. GNU TeXmacs is a free scientific editing platform designed to create beautiful technical documents. It provides a unified and user friendly framework for editing structured documents with different types of content: text, math, graphics, slides, etc.
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