LyX Alternatives for Windows

Popular Alternatives to LyX for Windows. Explore 25 Windows 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 Windows with any license

  • 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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  • 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. And best of all: TeXnicCenter is open source software and available completely free of charge!

    Free Open Source Windows

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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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  • Scientific Workplace

    MacKichan Software now offers version 5.5 of Scientific WorkPlace, Scientific Word, and Scientific Notebook. You write text and mathematics in your document without having to know a programming language or exit to an equation editor. Evaluate, simplify, solve, and plot functions without the need to master a complex syntax. And typeset documents with LaTeX with just the click of a button.

    Commercial Windows

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  • WinEdt

    WinEdt (shareware) is a powerful and versatile text editor for Windows with a strong predisposition towards the creation of LaTeX documents...

    Commercial Windows

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  • Simple Words

    Simple Words is a text processor containing a modern user interface, Rich Text Editing functions and full support for Microsoft Word®, OpenDocument and many other file formats. Simple Words provides full text-editing functionality in a straightforward and easy-to-use application at a very affordable price.

    • Discontinued No news from the company since January 2015. Last version of the program can be still bought from the official website.

    Commercial Windows

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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.

    Freemium Mac Windows iPhone iPad

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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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  • 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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  • Rizonesoft Verbum

    Verbum is a simple, user friendly word processor that works with a wide selection of file formats. When working with Verbum, do not expect to find fancy ribbon menus or lots of tools, like in Microsoft Office. Verbum aims to be a clean, lightweight word processor (running about 87 MB of memory) with just the basic functionality, but which works perfectly fine for simple, everyday tasks.

    • Discontinued The official website is no longer avalable. Last version, 1.2.1.1, was released on December, 2011. You can still download it from SoftPedia.com

    Free 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.

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

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  • Inlage

    Inlage (Intelligent LaTex Generator) is a shareware LaTeX Integrated development environment that allows the user input LaTeX by using Windows 7's Math Input Panel. The shareware version does not allow saving or compiling after 5 minutes of testing.

    Commercial Windows

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