Typeset Alternatives

    Typeset is described as 'Getting your research published is tough. You face complex author guidelines, painful citation formatting, messy email collaboration, frustrating word templates, and long drawn submission processes. The good news? Typeset makes it easy' and is an website in the Education & Reference category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Typeset, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is LyX, which is both free and Open Source. Other great sites and apps similar to Typeset are Overleaf (Freemium, Open Source), TeXstudio (Free, Open Source), Texmaker (Free, Open Source) and TeX Live (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Mar 16, 2020

    1. 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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    2. 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.
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    3. 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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    4. Texmaker is a free LaTeX editor, that integrates many tools needed to develop documents with LaTeX, in just one application.
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      • 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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      • 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.
    5. Real Time LaTeX Collaboration The version you are looking at is always the most up to date. Watch other users update the same document you are working on in real time. 100% Online LaTeX Enviroment

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      ShareLaTex is now part of Overleaf

    6. Authorea is the online document editor for researchers that allows researchers to write, cite, host data, and publish research documents. Authorea is trusted worldwide by leading researchers writing and publishing content in every discipline, from astrophysics to zoology.
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    7. Fidus Writer is an online collaborative LaTeX editor especially made for academics who need to use citations and/or formulas.
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    8. 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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