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TeXworks is described as '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' and is a LaTeX Editor in the photos & graphics category. There are more than 25 alternatives to TeXworks for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Haiku and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is LyX, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like TeXworks are TeXstudio, Overleaf, Texmaker and TeX Live.

TeXworks alternatives are mainly LaTeX Editors but may also be Word Processors or IDEs. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of TeXworks.
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    LyX

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Haiku

    LyX is a document processor that encourages an approach to writing based on the structure of your documents (WYSIWYM) and not simply their appearance (WYSIWYG). LyX combines the power and flexibility of TeX/LaTeX with the ease of use of a GUI.

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    TeXworks is an TeXs IDE, but LyX is a word processor using TeXs as a typesetting engine.

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  2. TeXstudio is an integrated environment for writing LaTeX documents. Our goal is to make writing LaTeX as easy and comfortable as possible. Therefore TeXstudio has numerous features like syntax-highlighting, integrated viewer, reference checking and various assistants.

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  3. 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.

    Templates
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    Texmaker

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Haiku

    Texmaker is a free LaTeX editor, that integrates many tools needed to develop documents with LaTeX, in just one application.

    Texmaker on Linux
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    TeX Live

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Haiku

    TeX Live is an 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.

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    Kile

    • 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.

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    Texpad

    • Mac

    Texpad is a LaTeX editor designed for straightforward navigation of projects of any size.

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    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.

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    Latexila

    • 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:

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  10. A desktop publishing (DTP) and word processing application that is popular for large documents.

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