LyX Alternatives for Mac

Popular Alternatives to LyX for Mac. Explore 24 Mac 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: 5/18/2019 10:04:00 AM

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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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  • 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:

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux KDE

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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.

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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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  • 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.).

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  • 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 the entire project. Texpad replaces LaTeX's obscure console output with a table of typesetting errors. Clicking on these errors will direct you to the offending line in the LaTeX source.

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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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  • 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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  • Cisdem PDFSigner for Mac

    Free Cisdem PDFSigner for Mac is the right choice to sign PDF securely and legally. With this reliable tool, you no longer have to sign PDF with paper, printer, scanner and fax machine. Instead, you can just digitally sign it with your mouse or trackpad, or directly add scanned signature in image. Then, you can even edit the signature by rotating, changing color, amplifying, lessening, etc., to give your signature a perfect view.

    Free Mac

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  • iText

    iText is an intuitive and refined text editor with word processing completely rewritten in Cocoa (so works with Afloat), and is suitable for both Power PC and Intel Macs. iText provides the simplest way to make gorgeous manuscripts on your Mac! iText has the TextEdit basics and just a few more important features - page numbers, columns, header/footer, footnotes - for manuscript writing. And a bookmark feature for effortless, lightning-quick navigation of your manuscript.

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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.

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  • Mariner Write

    Mariner Write is your Mac OS X go-to word processing tool! professional writer, educator or student, Write has all the functionality you need for that important letter, technical paper or research project. Elegantly efficient and powerful, Mariner Write turns out great looking documents. Create customized headers, footers, endnotes or footnotes. Easily define styles; use keyboard shortcuts for repeated tasks. Use Mail Merge to automate a mailing.

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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 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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  • 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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  • Archimedes

    Archimedes is a LaTeX and Markdown editor designed to make mathematical writing easy. MARKDOWN EDITING At its core, Archimedes is a fully-featured plain text and Markdown editor. It includes a fast syntax highlighter and provides convenient keyboard shortcuts for common actions, such as inserting images and links. With complete support for Markdown, Archimedes makes formatting and structuring documents elegant and easy.

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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.

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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.

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  • Growly Write

    It’s a word processor, not a nuclear reactor Perhaps the word processor you’ve been using has 100 times more features than you need. Or it won’t work the way you want it to — too many views or too few, and nothing makes any sense. Or it looks as if it were designed back when computers displayed text in green letters on a black screen. Growly Write is something else entirely: fresh, capable, and simple. But not too simple.

    Free Mac

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