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LEd is described as 'LaTeX Editor, called later LEd, is an environment for rapid TeX and LaTeX document development. It is free to use, however, donations act as a catalyst for its develompent' and is a LaTeX Editor. There are more than 10 alternatives to LEd for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Haiku and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is LyX, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like LEd are TeXstudio, Overleaf, Texmaker and Kile.

LEd alternatives are mainly LaTeX Editors but may also be Word Processors or IDEs. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of LEd.
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  1. LyX icon

    LyX

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Haiku
    44 alternatives to LyX 

    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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    1.  Support for LaTeXLyX supports LaTeX for text and math equation formatting.
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    Inserting special mathematical symbols
  2. TeXstudio icon

    TeXstudio

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    33 alternatives to TeXstudio 

    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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    1.  Live PreviewInstantly see what your files and documents look like as you create them.
    2.  Spell CheckingTeXstudio can detect and correct all types of grammar and spelling mistakes.
    3.  Support for LaTeXTeXstudio supports LaTeX for text and math equation formatting.
    4.  Syntax HighlightingTeXstudio supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
    Inline Checking
    Error Highlighting


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    Overleaf

    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    51 alternatives to Overleaf 

    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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    1.  Support for LaTeXOverleaf supports LaTeX for text and math equation formatting.
    2.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Overleaf simultaneously.
    3.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    Templates
    Main app
  4. Texmaker icon

    Texmaker

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Haiku
    37 alternatives to Texmaker 

    Texmaker is a free LaTeX editor, that integrates many tools needed to develop documents with LaTeX, in just one application.

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    1.  Spell CheckingTexmaker can detect and correct all types of grammar and spelling mistakes.
    2.  AutocompletionTexmaker can predict and complete the rest of a word or phrase you're typing.
    Texmaker on Linux
    Texmaker on MacOSX
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    Kile

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • KDE
    28 alternatives to Kile 

    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.

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    1.  Live PreviewInstantly see what your files and documents look like as you create them.
    2.  Support for LaTeXKile supports LaTeX for text and math equation formatting.
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    Texpad

    16 alternatives to Texpad 

    Texpad is a LaTeX editor designed for straightforward navigation of projects of any size. When Texpad opens a document it scans through it, looking for LaTeX structure commands and any included files, then it presents you with an outline view with which you can swiftly navigate...

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    1.  Support for LaTeXTexpad supports LaTeX for text and math equation formatting.
    Recent documents/welcome screen
    Symbols palette
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    TexMaths

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • LibreOffice
    35 alternatives to TexMaths 

    TexMaths is an addon designed to provide LaTeX support into LibreOffice. LaTeX equations can be inserted as images (SVG or PNG formats) and the LaTeX code is saved into the image attribute for further editing.

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    1.  Support for LaTeXTexMaths supports LaTeX for text and math equation formatting.
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    TeXnicCenter

    • FreeOpen Source
    • IDE
    • Windows
    27 alternatives to TeXnicCenter 

    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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    1.  Support for LaTeXTeXnicCenter supports LaTeX for text and math equation formatting.
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    TeXnicCenter user interface
    LaTeX editor
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    KLatexFormula

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    24 alternatives to KLatexFormula 

    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.

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    1.  Support for LaTeXKLatexFormula supports LaTeX for text and math equation formatting.
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    TeXworks

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    • Windows
    • Linux
    30 alternatives to TeXworks 

    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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    1.  Support for LaTeXTeXworks supports LaTeX for text and math equation formatting.
    on Linux
    on Windows
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