# MathType Alternatives for Linux

MathType is not available for Linux but there are some alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is LibreOffice - Math, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to MathType and eight of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to MathType are TexMaths (Free, Open Source), KLatexFormula (Free, Open Source), JMathEdit (Paid) and EqualX (Free, Open Source).

- 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.
##### LibreOffice - Math vs MathType opinions

omarbautistag This is a very easy alternative to MathType. - 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.
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- 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.
- JMathEdit is an equation editor that helps editing complex mathematical expressions with ease.
##### JMathEdit vs MathType opinions

it is a very bad interface not user friendly at allA good free alternative for ubuntu... easy to use, much better than LibreOffice equation editor - 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
- 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

Has minimal and generally useless mathematical formulae and/or symbols. - This tool provides a very simplistic gui that renders LaTeX-expressions directly while typing and is able to copy the rendered images to the clipboard or alternatively save them to the desktop while maintaining transparency information.
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