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MathType Alternatives for Mac

There are many alternatives to MathType for Mac if you are looking for a replacement. The best Mac 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 11 are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to MathType are TexMaths, KLatexFormula, JMathEdit and Apache OpenOffice Math.

MathType alternatives are mainly LaTeX Editors but may also be Calculators or Digital Painting Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of MathType.
This page was last updated Dec 20, 2020
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  1. LibreOffice - Math

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • PortableApps.com

    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
    Most users think LibreOffice - Math is a great alternative to MathType.
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    This is a very easy alternative to MathType.

    Positive comment almost 2 years ago
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  2. TexMaths

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • LibreOffice

    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.



  3. KLatexFormula

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

    Some users think KLatexFormula is a great alternative to MathType, some don't.
  4. JMathEdit

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    JMathEdit is an equation editor that helps editing complex mathematical expressions with ease.

    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

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    A good free alternative for ubuntu... easy to use, much better than LibreOffice equation editor

    Positive comment over 3 years ago
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  5. Apache OpenOffice Math

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

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    Has minimal and generally useless mathematical formulae and/or symbols.

    Negative comment about 4 years ago
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  6. Mathematical LaTeX Helper

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

  7. Mathcha

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online

    We want to help people to quickly write any mathematics formula/equation. People don't need to know about LATEX, but still have a powerful and rich Mathematics symbols/layouts/features so they can share with others.

  8. LaTeXiT

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac

    LaTeXiT is a small utility that allows you to quickly typeset LaTeX equations, without bothering with file creation, preambles, and so on. The PDF image obtained can then be exported by dragn drop to any application supporting it.

  9. Cassiopeia

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac

    Scientific Wordprocessing Software for MacOS X, MathML based equation editor, LaTeX export

  10. Math Minion

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    Math Minion started out as a powerful scientific calculator and modelling system with a deep understanding of conversion units, but over time it has evolved into much more. When string handling was introduced to its powerful array handling, it became an adept string processor.

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