LyX Alternatives for Linux

Popular Alternatives to LyX for Linux. Explore 23 Linux apps like LyX, all suggested and ranked by the AlternativeTo user community.

LyX is a document processor. It combines the power and flexibility of TeX/LaTeX, an advanced typesetting system, with the ease of use of a graphical interface. If your looking for more info about LyX like screenshots, reviews and comments you should visit our info page about it. Below you find the best alternatives.

The list of alternatives was last updated: 8/17/2018 8:20:00 PM

Alternatives to LyX for Linux with any license

  • AbiWord

    AbiWord is a free software word processor. The name "AbiWord" (pronounced "Abby Word") is derived from the root of the Spanish word "abierto", meaning "open". It runs on Linux, Mac OS X (PowerPC), ReactOS, BeOS (unsupported), AmigaOS 4.0 (through its Cygnix X11 engine), and other operating systems. Multilingual Portable version (15MB installed) from http://portableapps.com/apps/office/abiword_portable .

    Free Open Source Linux BSD PortableApps.com Haiku GTK+ ... AmigaOS

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  • Texmaker

    Texmaker is a free LaTeX editor, that integrates many tools needed to develop documents with LaTeX, in just one application. Texmaker includes unicode support, spell checking, auto-completion, code folding and a built-in pdf viewer with synctex support and continuous view mode. Texmaker runs on Linux, MacOSX and Windows systems and is released under the GPL license .

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Haiku

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  • TeX Live

    TeX Live is an easy way to get up and running with the TeX document production system. It provides a comprehensive TeX system with binaries for most flavors of Unix, including GNU/Linux, and also Windows. It includes all the major TeX-related programs, macro packages, and fonts that are free software, including support for many languages around the world.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Haiku

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  • MiKTeX

    MiKTeX is a typesetting system for the Windows operating system. The distribution includes TeX, pdfTeX and XeTeX. Significant features of MiKTeX are its ability to update itself by downloading new versions of previously installed components and packages, and an easy installation process. Additionally, it can ask users whether they wish to download any packages that have not yet been installed but are requested by the current document.

    Free Open Source Windows Linux

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  • 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. It is deliberately modeled on Dick Koch’s award-winning TeXShop for Mac OS X, which is credited with a resurgence of TeX usage on the Mac platform.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • Kile

    Kile is a TeX/LaTeX editor providing a user friendly environment to edit TeX/LaTeX source code. To install Kile on Windows, follow this tutorial: http://goo.gl/j1avz

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux KDE

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  • 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.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux LibreOffice

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  • Bakoma Tex

    BaKoMa TeX system for Scientific Publishing. One of its main features is instant preview: The document is typeset as you write, providing true WYSIWYG experience not usually found in LaTeX editors.

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

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  • TeXmacs

    GNU TeXmacs is a free wysiwyw (what you see is what you want) editing platform with special features for scientists. The software aims to provide a unified and user friendly framework for editing structured documents with different types of content (text, graphics, mathematics, interactive content, etc.). The rendering engine uses high-quality typesetting algorithms so as to produce professionally looking documents, which can either be printed out or presented from a laptop.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Xfce

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  • 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. These images can be dragged and dropped or copied and pasted into external applications (presentations, text documents, graphics...), or can be saved to disk in a variety of formats (PNG, JPG, BMP, EPS, PDF, etc.).

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • ConstEdit

    ConstEdit is a word processor that writes documents in the html format. It is a Google Chrome web browser extension. It is not a cloud app and is not an online html editor. It runs within Google Chrome locally on your device for better performance, convenience and security, while providing more functionality. Interoperability. ConstEdit writes documents in the standard internet webpage format (html/htm file extension).

    Freemium $ $ $ Mac Windows Linux

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  • Gummi

    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. This is a relatively young project, but under active development. Gummi attempts to conform to GNOME's Human interface guidelines but will run on any Linux desktop environment provided that the GTK+ toolkit is available.

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • Latexila

    LaTeXila is an Integrated LaTeX Environment for the GNOME Desktop, written in Vala and covered by the GPL 3 license. Here is a summary of the functionalities: - Build Tools: customizable buttons to compile, convert and view a document in one click. - Latexmk is used by default, but Rubber and the "low-level" commands such as 'pdflatex', 'dvipdf' and 'bibtex' can also be used.

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • Vim-LaTeX

    Vim-LaTeX (aka LaTeX-suite) is a mature project which aims at bringing together the rich set of LaTeX tools the vim community has produced over the years into one comprehensive package. It provides a set of tools which enable you to do all your LaTeX-ing without needing to quit Vim.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD Haiku ... Vim

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  • vimtex

    A modern vim plugin for editing LaTeX files. vimtex is a Vim plugin that provides support for writing LaTeX documents. It is based on LaTeX-Box and it shares a similar goal: to provide a simple and lightweight LaTeX plugin. It has been rewritten from scratch to provide a more modern and modular code base. See https://github.com/lervag/vimtex#alternatives for some more comments on the difference between vimtex and other LaTeX plugins for Vim.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD Haiku ... Neovim Vim

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  • TeXlipse

    TeXlipse is a plugin that adds Latex support to the Eclipse IDE.

    • Discontinued The project seems to be abandoned. Last version, 1.5.0, released on November 2011, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Eclipse

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  • LaTeXing

    LaTeXing is plugin for the popular and fast text editor Sublime Text . The plugin supports many features to write your LaTeX files without leaving the text editor or using the mouse. The main target is to write TeX files more efficient without any distractions, it fully supports online reference services like for example Mendeley and Zotero.

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Sublime Text

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  • Ekee

    Small GUI to display LaTeX expressions and then copy to clipboard or save the result. Ekee produces images interactively from LaTeX expressions. Drag and drop in several common formats (PNG, SVG, PDF, EPS) to other applications is supported. Ekee can reopen the equations it has created in PNG format. The last release dates 2008, and currently the application is broken on many recent platforms (including Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid) and unmaintained.

    • Discontinued Discontinued, see notice at site http://rlehy.free.fr

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • LEd

    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.

    Free Open Source Windows Linux

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  • Celframe Office Write

    Even though it’s not big-name office software, Celframe doesn't skimp on the features for its word processor Write. This office software application has nearly every tool you need in a word processor and has a similar look and feel you've likely been familiar with for years. If you're planning on just using a word processor for basic to intermediate document creation and editing, you won't be limited at all with Celframe as it does the job well.

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

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  • JLatexEditor

    JLatexEditor is a cross-platform open source LaTeX editor. The editor is in constant development. It is well-tested on Linux and Mac OS X, but has to be considered pre-alpha version, and only for experimental use for Windows.

    Free Mac Linux

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