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

      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      WinShell is a free integrated development environment (IDE) for easy working with LaTeX or TeX. It includes a text editor, different tool bars and user configuration options. It is NOT a LaTeX system. An additional LaTeX package for Windows is needed.
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      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      TeXPortal is an application to typeset TeX documents, targeting mainly at academic researchers.

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    1. Archimedes is a LaTeX and Markdown editor designed to make mathematical writing easy. MARKDOWN EDITING
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    2. 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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      • 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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      • FreeOpen Source
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      • Self-Hosted
      \BlueLaTeX provides a full-featured server that allows you to create, manage and collaboratively edit documents written in \LaTeX. A web client is also provided to use the features served by the server directly in your browser.

      Discontinued

      The project hasn't been updated for two years.

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    3. 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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      • FreeOpen Source
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      • Linux
      JLatexEditor is a cross-platform open source LaTeX editor. It creates a unique development environment for a user by integrating many tools needed to write LaTeX documents, and is highly configurable.
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      • Windows
      Inlage (Intelligent LaTex Generator) is a shareware LaTeX Integrated development environment that allows the user input LaTeX by using Windows 7's Math Input Panel. The shareware version does not allow saving or compiling after 5 minutes of testing.
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      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      MathEditor edits math formula from mobile or PC browser, understands the semantic of the formula and generate syntax and semantic trees. Has new level of a11y.
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