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Vim-LaTeX Alternatives

Vim-LaTeX is described as '(aka LaTeX-suite) is a mature project which aims at bringing together the rich set of LaTeX tools the vim community has produced over the years into one comprehensive package. It provides a set of tools which enable you to do all your LaTeX-ing without needing to qui' and is a LaTeX Editor. There are more than 10 alternatives to Vim-LaTeX for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Online / Web-based and Android. The best alternative is LyX, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Vim-LaTeX are TeXstudio, Overleaf, Texmaker and Kile.

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

    LyX

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Haiku
    44 alternatives to LyX 

    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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    1.  Support for LaTeXLyX supports LaTeX for text and math equation formatting.
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    Inserting special mathematical symbols
  2. TeXstudio icon

    TeXstudio

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    33 alternatives to TeXstudio 

    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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    1.  Live PreviewInstantly see what your files and documents look like as you create them.
    2.  Spell CheckingTeXstudio can detect and correct all types of grammar and spelling mistakes.
    3.  Support for LaTeXTeXstudio supports LaTeX for text and math equation formatting.
    4.  Syntax HighlightingTeXstudio supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
    Inline Checking
    Error Highlighting


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    Overleaf

    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    51 alternatives to Overleaf 

    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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    1.  Support for LaTeXOverleaf supports LaTeX for text and math equation formatting.
    2.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Overleaf simultaneously.
    3.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    Templates
    Main app
  4. Texmaker icon

    Texmaker

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    • Linux
    • Haiku
    37 alternatives to Texmaker 

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

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    1.  Spell CheckingTexmaker can detect and correct all types of grammar and spelling mistakes.
    2.  AutocompletionTexmaker can predict and complete the rest of a word or phrase you're typing.
    Texmaker on Linux
    Texmaker on MacOSX
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    Kile

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    • Linux
    • KDE
    28 alternatives to Kile 

    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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    1.  Live PreviewInstantly see what your files and documents look like as you create them.
    2.  Support for LaTeXKile supports LaTeX for text and math equation formatting.
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    TexMaths

    • Mac
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    • Linux
    • LibreOffice
    35 alternatives to TexMaths 

    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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    1.  Support for LaTeXTexMaths supports LaTeX for text and math equation formatting.
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    Latexila

    • FreeOpen Source
    • IDE
    • Linux
    26 alternatives to Latexila 

    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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    1.  Support for LaTeXLatexila supports LaTeX for text and math equation formatting.
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  8. TeXnicCenter icon

    TeXnicCenter

    • FreeOpen Source
    • IDE
    • Windows
    27 alternatives to TeXnicCenter 

    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.

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    1.  Support for LaTeXTeXnicCenter supports LaTeX for text and math equation formatting.
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    TeXnicCenter user interface
    LaTeX editor
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    TeXworks

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    30 alternatives to TeXworks 

    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.

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    1.  Support for LaTeXTeXworks supports LaTeX for text and math equation formatting.
    on Linux
    on Windows
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    TeXmacs

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    • Linux
    • Xfce
    29 alternatives to TeXmacs 

    GNU TeXmacs is a free scientific editing platform designed to create beautiful technical documents. It provides a unified and user friendly framework for editing structured documents with different types of content: text, math, graphics, slides, etc.

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    1.  WYSIWYG SupportTeXmacs integrates a WYSIWYG editor to edit the look and content of a document, page, or file.
    2.  Support for LaTeXTeXmacs supports LaTeX for text and math equation formatting.
    Micro typography.
    Preparing a laptop presentation.
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