Vim-LaTeX Alternatives

    Vim-LaTeX is described as '(aka LaTeX-suite) is a mature project which aims at bringing'. 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 Overleaf (Freemium, Open Source), TeXstudio (Free, Open Source), Texmaker (Free, Open Source) and Kile (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 25, 2021

    1. 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.
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    2. 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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      • 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: - Build Tools: customizable buttons to compile, convert and view a document in one click.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • Windows Phone
      • iPad
      VerbTeX is a free, collaborative LaTeX Editor. It allows you to create and manage LaTeX projects directly on your Android device and generate a PDF by using Verbosus (Online LaTeX and Octave Editor) "The Best Way to Type LaTeX on the Go" - androidappsreview.
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    3. WinEdt (shareware) is a powerful and versatile text editor for Windows with a strong predisposition towards the creation of LaTeX documents...
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      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      BaKoMa TeX system for Scientific Publishing. One of its main features is instant preview: The document is typeset as you write, providing true WYSIWYG experience not usually found in LaTeX editors.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Eclipse
      TeXlipse is a plugin that adds Latex support to the Eclipse IDE.

      Discontinued

      The project seems to be abandoned. Last version, 1.5.0, released on November 2011, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

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    4. Write and publish scientific documents in LaTeX directly in your browser or by using the mobile app VerbTeX available on Android, iOS and Windows. Manage your projects, upload existing or create new documents, images and styling files.
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      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Sublime Text
      LaTeXing is plugin for the popular and fast text editor Sublime Text . The plugin supports many features to write your LaTeX files without leaving the text editor or using the mouse.
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    5. As an integrated environment, TeXpert allows users to edit, compile (generate PDF output) and view the result within a single app.
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