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    Open Source TeXstudio Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to TeXstudio is Overleaf. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to TeXstudio and 18 is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to TeXstudio are Texmaker (Free, Open Source), Kile (Free, Open Source), TexMaths (Free, Open Source) and Latexila (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Apr 30, 2022
    TeXstudio
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    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    TeXstudio is an integrated environment for writing LaTeX documents. Our goal is to make writing LaTeX as easy and...
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    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.
    2. Texmaker is a free LaTeX editor, that integrates many tools needed to develop documents with LaTeX, in just one application.
      Almost everyone thinks Texmaker is a great alternative to TeXstudio.


      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • KDE
      Kile is a user-friendly TeX/LaTeX editor by KDE. Kile gives you the ability to use all the functionality of LaTeX in a graphical interface and has interactive preview mechanisms to readily see the results of editing.
      Kile vs TeXstudio opinions
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      axcqhsbsadoukciozt Quite similar to TeXstudio, but the previews are quicker, they can update more or less as you type after X seconds (if you configure it to do so).
      Positive comment 18 days ago

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    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.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      LaTeXila is an Integrated LaTeX Environment for the GNOME Desktop, written in Vala and covered by the GPL 3 license. Here is a summary of the functionalities:


    4. The TeXworks project is an effort to build a simple TeX front-end program (working environment) that will be available for all today’s major desktop operating systems—in particular, MS Windows (XP and Vista), typical GNU/Linux distros and other X11-based systems, and Mac OS X.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      TeXnicCenter is a feature rich and easy-to-use integrated environment for creating LaTeX documents on the Windows platform. Its powerful editor and its tight integration with the LaTeX environment helps you to concentrate on what matters: The content of your document.
    5. Gummi is a lightweight LaTeX editor for the Linux/GTK+ platform, released as free open-source software. It is designed with simplicity in mind and includes features that will make a novice LaTeX user quickly become accustomed to this mark-up language.
      Gummi vs TeXstudio opinions
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      Because it is light and simple
      Positive comment about 4 years ago

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    6. TexitEasy is a free, cross-platform and open-source latex editor. TexitEasy has all the features a modern editor can have.
    7. VimTeX is a Vim plugin that provides support for writing LaTeX documents. It is based on LaTeX-Box and it shares a similar goal: to provide a simple and lightweight LaTeX plugin. It has been rewritten from scratch to provide a more modern code base.
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