Quickly and effortlessly write and edit complex mathematical equations
From MathType’s main window, you can instantly start writing your equations by using one of the provided templates via MathType’s palettes. All you have to do is to fill in the empty fields and let MathType take care of the formatting, spacing and appearance.
MathType allows you to improve your productivity and reduce the time spend writing mathematical expressions with the help of the user-definable keyboard shortcuts for all available symbols, commands and templates.
Take advantage of the TeX and LaTeX support and speed up your workflow
Mac users familiar with LaTeX or Tex, will be happy to know that you can use the typesetting language to quickly enter equations directly into MathType. You can combine direct TeX editing with point-and-click editing and even import equations from existing TeX documents.
What is more, you can drag and drop most used equations and expressions onto MathType’s toolbar and gain instant access every time you need them. You can even use different colors to highlight parts of your expression and draw your reader’s attention to the right part of the equation.
Smoothly copy or paste expressions as MathML or LaTeX
As mentioned earlier, you can work with both MathML and LaTeX according to your projects’ requirements. Consequently, you can edit and write complex mathematical equations in MathType, copy them to your Mac’s clipboard as LaTeX or MathML when you want to use them in other applications or webpages.
MathType is compatible with more than 700 different applications and websites, and you can check the entire list of supported apps and pages on MathType’s home page.
Reviewed by George Popescu on May 28th, 2014
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- Mac OS X 10.7 Lion Support: MathType now supports Mac OS X 10.4.9 Tiger or later, including version 10.7 Lion.
- Apple iWork '09 Support: Apple has picked MathType as its equation editor. If MathType is installed, a MathType Equation item appears on the Insert menu in all three iWork applications: Pages, Keynote, and Numbers.
- Microsoft Office 2011 Support: MathType brings back its full functionality, including equation numbering, within Word 2011. MathType is also compatible with Office 2008 but not all features are available. Please see So what's the story with MathType and Microsoft Office 2008? for details.
- Type TeX/LaTeX directly into a Microsoft Word document: If you already know the TeX typesetting language, you can enter equations quickly using that language in either the MathType editing window or directly into a Word document using the new TeX Toggle command.
Application descriptionMathType is a cross-platform equation editor that provides a wide array of tools to create mathematical documents for ...