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TeX Live Alternatives

TeX Live is described as 'easy way to get up and running with the TeX document production system. It provides a comprehensive TeX system with binaries for most flavors of Unix, including GNU/Linux, and also Windows' and is an app in the news & books category. There are more than 10 alternatives to TeX Live for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Online / Web-based and Android. The best alternative is LyX, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like TeX Live are TeXstudio, Overleaf, Kile and MiKTeX.

TeX Live alternatives are mainly LaTeX Editors but may also be Word Processors or Text Editors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of TeX Live.
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  1. SwiftLaTeX icon

    SwiftLaTeX

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    SwiftLaTeX is a Web-browser based editor to create PDF documents such as reports, term projects, slide decks, in the typesetting system LaTeX.

    ⚫︎ Support for LaTeXSwiftLaTeX supports LaTeX for text and math equation formatting.
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  2. A simple solution to write scientific papers, pillar content or just your personal notes. It aims to combine the benefits of traditional Microsoft Word, LaTeX and Markdown.

    ⚫︎ Support for LaTeXMonsterWriter supports LaTeX for text and math equation formatting.
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