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SILE is described as 'abbreviated for Simon's Improved Layout Engine, is a typesetting system, whose job is to produce beautiful printed documents from raw content. It reads input from its scripting language or XML which describes what you want to happen so that the SILE engine will make' and is an app. There are five alternatives to SILE for Mac, Linux, Windows and BSD. The best alternative is LaTeX, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like SILE are Groff, Pollen, MacTeX and ConTeXt (Typesetting System).

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SILE, abbreviated for Simon's Improved Layout Engine, is a typesetting system, whose job is to produce beautiful...

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    LaTeX

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    14 alternatives to LaTeX 

    LaTeX is a document markup language and document preparation system for the TeX typesetting program. The term LaTeX refers only to the language in which documents are written, not to the editor used to write those documents. In order to create a document in LaTeX, a .

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    Groff

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    7 alternatives to Groff 

    The groff (GNU troff) software is a typesetting package which reads plain text mixed with formatting commands and produces formatted output.

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  3. Pollen

    • FreeOpen Source
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    6 alternatives to Pollen 

    Pollen is a publishing system that helps authors create beautiful and functional web-based books. Pollen includes tools for writing, designing, programming, testing, and publishing.

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    1.  Support for MarkDownPollen supports MarkDown for document formatting.
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    MacTeX

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    7 alternatives to MacTeX 

    MacTeX is a redistribution of TeX Live, a typesetting environment. While TeX Live is designed to be cross-platform (running on Unix, Mac OS X, and Windows), MacTeX includes Mac-specific utilities and front-ends.

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    1.  Support for LaTeXMacTeX supports LaTeX for text and math equation formatting.
  5. ConTeXt (Typesetting System)

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    6 alternatives to ConTeXt (Typesetting System) 

    “a system for typesetting documents based on TEX and METAPOST. You can use this system for converting documents coded in TEX format as well as documents coded in XML into high quality PDF” (http://www.pragma-ade.nl/)

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