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TeX & LaTeX

TeX is a typesetting system written by Donald E. Knuth, who says that it is “intended for the creation of beautiful books — and especially for books that contain a lot of mathematics”.

LaTeX is a document markup language and document preparation system for the TeX typesetting program. LaTeX and TeX are widely used in the academic world.

TeX Software

  • teTeX
    teTeX is a complete TeX distribution for UNIX compatible systems, maintained by Thomas Esser. It is based on the web2c distribution which is currently maintained by Olaf Weber.
  • MiKTeX
    MiKTeX is an up-to-date TeX implementation for the Windows operating system.
  • Mac OS X TeX/LaTeX Web Site
    Created by Gary L. Gray and Joseph C. Slater as a service to the Macintosh TeX community.
    TeX on Mac OS X.
  • LyX Document Processor
  • TrueTeX
    TrueTeX is a professional implementation of the TeX typesetting system for Windows. Commercial.

TeX Fonts

  • Computer Modern Unicode (CMU) fonts
    Computer Modern Unicode fonts were converted from Metafont sources using mftrace with autotrace backend and FontForge. Their main purpose is to create free good quality fonts for use in applications supporting many languages. Available in OpenType format (OTF), compatible with Unix/Linux X and Windows 2000+, and others for free download.
    Created by Andrey V. Panov, Russia.
  • The Latin Modern (LM) Family of Fonts
    Projeto mantido pelo GUST, Grupo de Usuários do Sistema TeX da Polônia.
    As fontes Latin Modern são derivadas das fontes Computer Modern criadas por Donald E. Knuth e publicadas pela primeira vez pela American Matematical Society (AMS) em 1997. As fontes LM incluem vários conjuntos de caracteres baseados no Latino, a maioria europeus, mas também outros como Vietnamita.
    A família Latin Modern é constituída por 72 fontes texto, mais 20 fontes matemáticas. A família é distribuída na forma de um conjunto de fontes Postscript Type1 e conjuntos de arquivos de métrica TEX para diversas codificações de caractere. As fontes também estão disponíveis no formato Open Type (OTF), prontas para uso em processadores de documentos WYSIWYG populares.
    As fontes Latin Modern são lançadas sob a GUST Font License (GFL), que é licença livre, legalmente equivalente à LaTeX Project Public License (LPPL), versão 1.3c ou posterior.
  • TrueTeX Free Downloads (for TeX Experts)
    UM Fonts: 9 TrueType fonts in Windows ANSI encoding providing TeX typefaces (Roman, Typewriter) for non-TeX applications.
    Belleek fonts: public-domain Type 1 and TrueType fonts which are drop-in replacements for the proprietary fonts used by the LaTeX mathtime package. Belleek: A Call for METAFONT Revival.
  • CTAN: TeX archive: fonts

RTF - Rich Text Format