MathType 7

Powerful editing tool for creating technical documents


alfasoft 165x165MathType is a powerful interactive equation editor for Windows and Macintosh that lets you create mathematical notation for word processing, web pages, desktop publishing, presentations, and for TeX, LaTeX, and MathML documents. MathType works with 100s of applications and websites, allowing you to put Equations Everywhere and Anywhere™.

While many MathType users create equations for Microsoft Word documents and PowerPoint presentations, MathType also works with many, many other applications and websites:

  • Work with TeX and LaTeX editors and documents.
  • Use equations to label Excel spreadsheets.
  • Copy equations from Mathematica or Maple into your research.
  • Add equations to Quark and InDesign documents.
  • Copy equations from websites like Wikipedia, PlanetMath, etc. for use in your own work. You can author new equations for those websites as well.

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New features for MathType 7

- Both Windows and Mac version in the same license.
- Now works with Microsoft Office 2016 Mac.
- Single product-key that works with all versions.
- MathType 7 is now subscription licensed (annual licenses), and includes 3 applications:

 1. MathType desktop app, the classic desktop app for both Windows and Mac
 2. MathType for Google, an extension for Google Docs
 3. MathType Add-in for Office, an extension for Microsoft Word Online (Office 365)

Since Microsoft Equation Editor 3.0 is no longer distributed with Microsoft Office, get MathType 7 to continue editing and working with equations in Microsoft Office

MathType 7 Desktop is not compatible with MacOS Catalina

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Here are some of the major new features in MathType 7. To learn more about them, visit our Full Feature List.

  • Now supports Microsoft Office 2016, 2013 and Office 365:
    • Office 2013 and Office 365: MathType 6.9 is fully compatible with Office 2013 and Office 365 installed on Windows 7, 8 and 10.
    • Office 2010, 2007, 2003, and XP: MathType 6.9 is fully compatible.
    • Office Web Apps, Office Mobile, and Office RT: MathType equations cannot be edited in these Office versions but equations created in other versions of Office will display and print.
    • Office 32- and 64-bit: MathType 6.9 is compatible with both 32- and 64-bit versions of Office.
  • Compatibility with 700+ applications and websites: Connexions, Desire2Learn, Stack Exchange, and 73+ other applications and websites join Microsoft Office, Apple iWork, Adobe InDesign, and hundreds of others that work with MathType! Check out Works With... to see if your applications are compatible.
  • MathPage now supports MathJax: Our MathPage™ technology now has the option to publish your Word documents as web pages with MathML equations displayed using MathJax technology.
  • Windows 8 compatibility: MathType 6.9 works on Windows 8, Windows 7, Vista, and XP operating systems. MathType is not compatible with Windows RT.

MathType 6.9 equations are compatible with MathType 6.x and 5.x equations so you can continue to work with other MathType users even if they haven't upgraded yet. When you upgrade to MathType 6.9 any changes you've made in your installed version of MathType, including keyboard shortcuts, toolbars, preferences, etc. will be retained.


Detailed information about MathType

MathType 7 Desktop is not compatible with MacOS Catalina


System requirements

MathType runs on both Mac and Windows.

  • MathType for Windows, runs on Microsoft Windows 8, 7, Vista, XP and 2000
  • MathType for Mac: Mac OS X 10.3.9 or newer.
  • Hard dirive: 10 MB (Windows) 20 MB (Mac)
  • CD-ROM or access to internet

License options

  • Single user licenses (Download only)
  • Single user licenses Academic (Download only)

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Support and Resources for MathType

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