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    Overleaf Alternatives

    Overleaf is described as ', 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' and is a popular LaTeX Editor in the News & Books category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Overleaf, 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 Overleaf are TeXstudio (Free, Open Source), Texmaker (Free, Open Source), TeX Live (Free, Open Source) and ShareLaTeX (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 9, 2021

    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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      LyX vs Overleaf opinions
      Some users think LyX is a great alternative to Overleaf, some don't.
      Combine lyx with git to enable collaboration.
      Positive comment over 2 years ago

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      This is not a collaborative online tool like overleaf.
      Negative comment about 3 years ago

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      Not online so many people can work together on a project
      Negative comment about 3 years ago

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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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      TeXstudio vs Overleaf opinions
      Some users think TeXstudio is a great alternative to Overleaf, some don't.
      Not an online collaborative editor
      Negative comment almost 2 years ago

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      Not collaborative online tool
      Negative comment about 2 years ago

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    3. Texmaker is a free LaTeX editor, that integrates many tools needed to develop documents with LaTeX, in just one application.
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      Not an online collaborative editor
      Negative comment almost 3 years ago

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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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    4. 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

      Most users think ShareLaTeX is a great alternative to Overleaf.


      • 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. 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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    6. Fidus Writer is an online collaborative LaTeX editor especially made for academics who need to use citations and/or formulas.
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    7. Web-based cloud computing (SaaS) and course management platform for computational mathematics.
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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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