MacTeX is described as 'redistribution of TeX Live, including Mac-specific utilities and front-ends'. There are seven alternatives to MacTeX for Mac, Windows, Linux, Haiku and BSD. The best alternative is LaTeX, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like MacTeX are TeXstudio (Free, Open Source), Texmaker (Free, Open Source), TeX Live (Free, Open Source) and TexitEasy (Free, Open Source).
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