# Formula editor – Wikipedia

Name
Keyboard input
GUI input
Handwriting recognition
TeX support
MathML support
Raster export
Automatic expression layout
Computation support
Platform
Notes
Output formats
Open source
Alfred’s Equation Editor (AlfredEq)
Yes but limited
Yes
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
Flash Player
An embedded app to edit mathematical expressions on CMS/LMS/Blog web pages.
No
AxMath
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Windows
AxMath is an interactive WYSIWYG formula editor which has a scrollable symbol panel and supports semantic math input.
PNG, JPG, GIF, TIFF, EMF, LaTeX
No
Aurora
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
Microsoft Office addon. Renders using TeX.
Install
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
Actively updated Google Docs add-on. Renders using TeX. Install
Calcinator Math Editor
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
No
Yes
Web, iOS
Web GUI generates pure HTML math and LaTeX
HTML, LaTeX
No
Cassiopeia
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Mac OS X
Scientific Wordprocessing for Mac OS X
CodeCogs Equation Editor
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Beta
Yes
Yes
No
Web
Produces HTML and graphics for inclusion of equations in any website. Can download graphics in various formats for use in reports and publications. Plugins for CK Editor, Tiny MCE, etc.
PNG, JPG, SVG, SWF, EMF, MathML, LaTeX, URL
CodeCogs Excel Render
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
MS Excel
Addin to convert formulas into beautiful equations. Works offline and can also request 100% LaTaX from the online CodeCogs servers.
Collabora Office Math

^{[1]}Yes Yes No No Yes No Yes No Windows, Linux, Mac Tool to create formulae that can be embedded inside other suite documents png, jpg, pdf, html, xml, OLE. EPUB math-objects are not included in EPUB yet. Yes Daum Equation Editor Yes Yes No Yes No Yes Yes No Chrome browser, Mac Free Math equation editor for Chrome browser and Mac PNG, LaTeX No EQ Editor Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes No iOS iOS native app. https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/eq-editor/id468981237] PDF, PNG, MathML, LaTeX No DragMath Yes but limited Yes No Yes Yes No No No Java applet. Open source. supports AsciiMathML. Integrations with a VLE such as Moodle. MathML, LaTeX Yes WebEQ Equation Editor Yes Yes No No Yes Yes No No Web A Design Science product that has reached End of Life; replaced with MathFlow Software Development Kit No Equation Maker for Mac Yes No No Yes No No No Mac Available on Mac App Store PDF, PNG No Equation Notepad for Android Yes Yes No No No Yes Yes No For the Android mobile operating system. Can export LaTeX. EqualX Equation Editor Yes Yes No Yes No Yes Yes No Windows, Linux Easy to use for beginners and advanced users. Highly customisable interface. EPS, PS, PNG, JPG, PDF, SVG, TEX Yes Firemath Yes Yes No No Yes Yes Yes No Addon for the Firefox web browser. Yes Formula Sheet Equation Editor^{[permanent dead link]}Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes No No Online LaTeX equation editor with real-time .png, .pdf, and .tex output. Customizable resolution, font, and color. One click copy to MS Word 2007+ using MathML. Formulator MathML Weaver Yes Yes No No Yes Yes No No Dual-licensing (Open source and commercial). There is a special edition that works within a browser (using Silverlight plugin). FxSolver Yes Yes No No Yes Yes (print as PDF) Yes No Web Free. Registration needed only to share worksheets. PDF No IguanaTex No Yes No Yes Yes No No No Free PowerPoint plugin for inserting LaTeX equations iMathEQ editor Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes No No Web (Win, Mac, iOS, Android) iMathEQ editor is an online WYSIWYG formula editor which can be easily integrated with online systems, like learning management system PNG, MathML, SVG, LaTeX No Jex No Yes Yes No No Designed to insert and edit equations in Openoffice Ket Yes Yes No Partial only No Yes Yes Yes Cross-platform (Java) Ket provides commands to enable the user to solve back-of-the-envelope calculations. ket, txt, png (single or sequence), LaTeX, HTML Yes KFormula Yes No No No No No LaTeX4technics Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Web Interactive online WYSIWYG LaTeX editor. Over 400 math symbols. Various helper programs e.g. for matrix input or colouring. Autocompletion and syntax highlighting PNG, JPG, GIF, SVG, PDF, MathML, LaTeX LaTeXiT Yes No No Yes No No No Mac OS X unofficial universal binary. Open source. LibreOffice Math^{[2]}Yes Yes No No Yes No Yes No Windows, Linux, Mac Tool to create formulae that can be embedded inside other suite documents png, jpg, pdf, html, xml, OLE. EPUB math-objects are not included in EPUB yet. Yes LiveMath Yes Yes No No Yes Windows, Mac, Linux LiveMath Maker, LiveMath View, LiveMath Plugins available. No LyX Yes Yes No Yes No No LyX has a WYSIWYM (“what you see is what you mean”) approach. Open Source PDF, DVI, LaTeX, Text, Postscript Yes Maple Yes Yes characters only export only export only Yes Yes Yes Windows, Linux, Mac LaTeX, MathML, PDF No Mathcad Yes Yes No No No Yes Yes Yes Windows and Mac OS X (a 1998 version only) HTML + jpeg No Mathcha Editor Mathcha Yes Yes Character only Yes Yes Yes (SVG, or print as PDF) Yes No Web Mathcha editor is an online WYSIWYG formula editor that provides very fast formula inputting, diagram(support drawing and insert math formula in diagram), saving documents and sharing materials (link,pdf,latex,png,SVG,…) PNG, PDF, LaTeX, SVG No MathDox formula editor Yes Yes No Yes Yes No No No JavaScript editor for creating OpenMath, Computations are now possible via external web services, but integration of these web services is under construction Yes MathEditor Yes Yes No Yes No No Yes Yes Web MathEditor is an online WYSIWYG formula editor which supports formula semantic recognition and advanced accessibility. Integrated with Computer Algebra Systems and plotting libraries. json, LaTeX No Connexions’ MathML Editor (Beta) Yes Yes No No Yes No Yes No Javascript, WYSIWYG, Open Source, Content and Presentation MathML editor. Currently, the MathML editor is only supported in Mozilla Firefox. Yes Math Editor Yes Yes No No No Yes Yes No Windows Yes Math I Can Do Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Windows, Mac, Linux, Web Math editor with a focus on long-form documents such as homework. Uses ISO 80000-2 notation. Available as a desktop app or Web API. Computation supported as an experimental feature, with the optional capability to export to third-party computation tools. LaTeX (standard and MathJax-friendly), MathML, SVG, PNG, JPEG, WEBP, PDF No Mathematica Yes Yes, called “palettes” Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Windows, Unix/Linux, Mac CDF, PDF, EPS, LaTeX, HTML, GIF, JPEG, TIFF, PNG, JPEG200,OpenEXR, BMP, PICT, WMF, EMF, XBM, PCX, FITS, DICOM, NETCDF, SVG, DXF, AVI, FLV, Quicktime, SWF, RTF, ASCII No MathQuill Yes Yes No Yes No Yes via MathJS Web WYSIWYG DHTML LaTeX math editor**in the Web browser**. Currently only supports IE8+ and other modern browsers. Yes MathLive Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes No Web JavaScript-based editor LaTeX, MathML, CSS+HTML, speech Yes MathType Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes via Wolfram Alpha Windows, Mac Works with Microsoft Office, Apple Pages (et al.), Maple, Mathematica, iBooks Author, Gmail and over 800+ other applications and websites. Compatibility database GIF, EPS, TeX, LaTeX, MathML, PICT & PDF (Mac), WMF (Windows) No MathMagic Yes Yes Windows only Yes Yes Yes Yes via Wolfram Alpha Windows, Mac, Android, iOS Also supports Microsoft Word equations, Wolfram Alpha to see the computation results and answers, MathJax, Google Docs equations, MathType equations, Wiki equations, AsciiMathML, and Text-To-Speech to read out math expressions. Personal Edition is for general purpose use. Pro Editions mainly used with Adobe InDesign or QuarkXPress for desktop publishing. Comes with many math symbol fonts, Greek fonts, text body fonts in OpenType and TrueType format. PDF, SVG, EPS, PNG, Transparent PNG, JPG, BMP, GIF, PICT, WMF, TIFF, Plain TeX, LaTeX, AMS LaTeX, MathML, ASCIIMath, Wolfram Alpha, Google Docs, Zoho, Text-To-Speech (Voice, Sentence) No MathCast Yes No No No Yes Yes Yes No Open source Yes MathFlow Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes No Windows, Mac MathML No Math-o-mir Yes Yes No No export only Yes Yes No Intended to be used as math notepad. Freeware. Yes Math Expression Editor Light 1.2 (MEEL) Yes Yes No No No Yes Yes Yes .NET Framework component Math Expression Editor Light No Microsoft Equation Editor 3.0 Yes Yes No No No No Yes No Windows, Mac Deprecated editor included in Microsoft Office products, based on limited version of MathType. OLE Microsoft Word Yes Yes (Only in Microsoft Word 2016 and later version) partially Yes Yes Yes No Windows, Mac A graphing-calculator plug-in is available for simple calculations and manipulations MathML MiraiMath Yes Yes No Yes No Yes Yes No Java WYSIWYG Editor, Open Source. Can be used as alternative front end to GNU Octave Yes MyTexPoint No Yes No Yes Yes No No No a small free program for inserting LaTeX equations into PowerPoint with a screen-shot tool OpenOffice Math Yes Yes No No Yes No Yes No Windows, Linux, Mac Tool to create formulae that can be embedded inside other suite documents Yes Publicon Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes No Mathematica-based technical document system No Rapid-Pi Yes No No No No No No Windows Microsoft Word plugin Scientific Word Yes Yes No Yes No No Yes No Windows WYSIWYM LaTeX editor Scientific WorkPlace Yes Yes No Yes No No Yes Yes Windows WYSIWYM LaTeX editor with symbolic math and plotting No Sentido Yes Yes No No Yes No No No JavaScript editor for creating OpenMath ShareMath.com Yes but limited Yes No No Yes Yes No No Flash Player Create, share and remix equations on the web. Embeds AlfredEq No Texify Yes No No Yes No Yes No No An online LaTeX equation writer. Based on open source mimeTeX library. TexPoint No Yes No Yes Yes No No No PowerPoint plugin for inserting LaTeX equations TeXPPT Yes No No Yes No No No No Windows Free PowerPoint 2010 plugin for inserting LaTeX equations, fully vector based, no rasters TeXZilla Yes No No Yes Yes No Yes No Firefox Add-On MathML Yes Tinkutara Equation Editor Yes Yes No Yes No No Yes Yes Android This is an Android only editor. PNG, Latex No VisionObjects Equation Editor No No Yes Yes Yes Yes No No A handwriting recognizer for LaTeX and MathML equations. WIRIS editor Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No Web WIRIS editor has been re-branded MathType in 2018 PNG, MathML, LaTeX, Flash No Name Keyboard input GUI input Handwriting recognition TeX support MathML support Raster export Automatic expression layout Computation support Platform Notes Output formats Open source
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