MathType Alternatives

    MathType is described as 'powerful interactive equation editor for Windows and Macintosh that lets you create mathematical notation for word processing, web pages, desktop publishing, presentations, elearning, and for TeX, LaTeX, and MathML documents' and is an app in the Education & Reference category. There are more than 25 alternatives to MathType for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is LibreOffice - Math, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like MathType are Overleaf (Freemium, Open Source), fxSolver (Free), TexMaths (Free, Open Source) and AxMath (Paid).

    This page was last updated Dec 20, 2020

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      Math is the LibreOffice suite's formula editor, that can be invoked in your text documents, spreadsheets, presentations and drawings, to enable you to insert perfectly-formatted mathematical and scientific formulas.
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      LibreOffice - Math vs MathType opinions
      Most users think LibreOffice - Math is a great alternative to MathType.
      omarbautistag This is a very easy alternative to MathType.
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

    1. 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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      Overleaf vs MathType opinions
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      It does have the ability to edit equations, albeit via LaTeX. And it is a really lovely tool!
      Positive comment over 3 years ago

      As far as I know, Overleaf is very convenient (I use it a lot) but has no graphical editing of formulas.
      Negative comment over 4 years ago


    2. Online math solver, equation library, graphing calculator and science/engineering problem helper.
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      This alternative is disputed. fxSolver is still a legitimate alternative to MathType, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
    3. 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.
    4. AxMath is a powerful interactive equation editor for multiple purposes. AxMath lets you create complex equations at ease. With sementic math you can type any equations at lightspeed without using a mouse. Still confusing with Word, MathType, LaTeX, Lyx, TexMacs...?
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      AxMath vs MathType opinions
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      Almost all the features of mathtype are available with Axmath. Price is also very less
      Positive comment about 2 years ago


    5. 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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      Some users think KLatexFormula is a great alternative to MathType, some don't.
    6. JMathEdit is an equation editor that helps editing complex mathematical expressions with ease.
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      JMathEdit vs MathType opinions
      Most users think JMathEdit is a great alternative to MathType.
      it is a very bad interface not user friendly at all
      Negative comment 12 months ago

      A good free alternative for ubuntu... easy to use, much better than LibreOffice equation editor
      Positive comment about 3 years ago

    7. Getting your research published is tough. You face complex author guidelines, painful citation formatting, messy email collaboration, frustrating word templates, and long drawn submission processes. The good news? Typeset makes it easy.
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    8. EqualX Equation Editor - is a powerful interactive tool that lets you create mathematical notation for word processing, web pages, desktop publishing, presentations in TeX, LaTeX
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    9. Math, part of the Apache OpenOffice suite, is a tool for creating and editing mathematical equations, similar to Microsoft Equation Editor (included in Microsoft Office). The created equations can then be embedded inside other OpenOffice.
      Apache OpenOffice Math vs MathType opinions
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      Has minimal and generally useless mathematical formulae and/or symbols.
      Negative comment over 3 years ago

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