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If you are looking for MathType, you have come to the right place. We explain what MathType is and point you to the official download.

What is MathType?

MathType is a software application that enables the user to create mathematical notations for desktop publishing or Web pages. Developed by Design Science, the software comes fully integrated with tools to enable the contextual and graphical rendition of simple to complex mathematical equations. The software serves as an equation editor that is compatible with over six hundred applications and online sites.

Among the applications and sites that the program is most compatible with are: MS Office, iWork from Apple, InDesign from Adobe Systems, iBooks Author which is an application for the creation of multi-touch textbooks from Apple; Mathematica, a technical computing software program; Maple, which is likewise a mathematical computation engine; Gmail, OpenOffice, Blackboard, a virtual learning system; and Moodle, an opn-source Web app utilized for the development of online-based courses.

The user can enter mathematical equations by hand on systems that support handwriting recognition, via the point and click system through a mouse; and via keyboard shortcuts, which are customizable to enable the user to quickly launch templates and symbols that are frequently used.

The software can be purchased from the developer’s website, where a free trial download is also available.

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File types supported by MathType

Our users primarily use MathType to open these file types:

About file types supported by MathType

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Last updated: : February 20, 2013