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 website 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 Aug 27, 2021

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      MathType is a powerful interactive equation editor for Windows and Macintosh that lets you create mathematical notation for word processing, web pages, desktop publishing, presentations, elearning, and for TeX, LaTeX, and MathML documents.
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    1. 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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    2. Entering tables in LaTeX documents can be burdensome because of the necessary formatting directives. For this purpose we created this online generator which (hopefully) will allow you to generate LaTeX code you can just copy & paste into your document's source.
    3. A desktop publishing (DTP) and word processing application that is popular for large documents.
    4. TexitEasy is a free, cross-platform and open-source latex editor. TexitEasy has all the features a modern editor can have.
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    5. 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.
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      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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    6. 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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    7. 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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      • 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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