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WinEdt Alternatives for Linux

WinEdt is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is LyX, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to WinEdt and 13 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to WinEdt are TeXstudio, Texmaker, Kile and TexMaths.

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

    ⚫︎ Support for LaTeXLyX supports LaTeX for text and math equation formatting.
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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.

    ⚫︎ Spell CheckingTeXstudio can detect and correct all types of grammar and spelling mistakes.
    ⚫︎ Support for LaTeXTeXstudio supports LaTeX for text and math equation formatting.
    ⚫︎ Syntax HighlightingTeXstudio supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
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    Runs in osx (better trough mac ports for me), linux and windows. It is open source. It has a very active community. pdf integration (you can easily swicht between both in the same point of interest)

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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.

    ⚫︎ Spell CheckingTexmaker can detect and correct all types of grammar and spelling mistakes.
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    Texmaker on Linux
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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.

    ⚫︎ Support for LaTeXKile supports LaTeX for text and math equation formatting.
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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.

    ⚫︎ Support for LaTeXTexMaths supports LaTeX for text and math equation formatting.
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    TeXworks

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

    ⚫︎ Support for LaTeXTeXworks supports LaTeX for text and math equation formatting.
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    VimTeX

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

    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.

    ⚫︎ Support for LaTeXVimTeX supports LaTeX for text and math equation formatting.
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  8. 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.

    ⚫︎ Support for LaTeXTeXmacs supports LaTeX for text and math equation formatting.
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  9. TexitEasy is a free, cross-platform and open-source latex editor. TexitEasy has all the features a modern editor can have.

    ⚫︎ Spell CheckingTexitEasy can detect and correct all types of grammar and spelling mistakes.
    ⚫︎ Support for LaTeXTexitEasy supports LaTeX for text and math equation formatting.
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    Gummi

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    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.

    ⚫︎ Support for LaTeXGummi supports LaTeX for text and math equation formatting.
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