Best LaTeX Editor In Linux For Everyone In 2018

Insight: Best LaTeX Editor In Linux

LaTeX is a document preparation system and even considered as a standard markup language. It is a high quality typesetting system too. Meanwhile, there are plenty of LaTeX editor available for Linux in the market.

Well, we decided to figure out the some of the best LaTex editor in Linux and their download link too.

Best LaTeX Editor In Linux In 2018

1. Lyx

LyX is an one of the popular LaTeX editor. It is also an open source editor. It is a cross platform LaTeX editor and is available in Linux, Windows and Mac OS.


2. RTextDoc

RTextDoc is an amazing LaTeX editor with plenty of features. It is also a portable LaTeX editor which you can carry in your USB.




3. TeXmaker

Texmaker is a free cross platform LaTex editor. It includes unicode support, auto-completion, spell checking, code folding and a built-in pdf viewer with synctex support and continuous view mode.


4. Kile

Kile is a user-friendly LaTeX editor by KDE. It is also a cross platform software which is available for many architectures and operating systems such as PC, Mac, and BSD, including Linux and Microsoft Windows.



5. TeXStudio

TexStudio is a LaTeX which is a fork of Texmaker. It is a fully fledged LaTeX editor. Originally it was called TeXmakerX because it started off as a small set of extensions to Texmaker.


Install TeXStudio In Ubuntu

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:sunderme/texstudio
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install texstudio

6. MiKTeX

MiKTex is a cross platform LaTeX editor. MiKTeX comes with TeXworks, a TeX frontend which you can use it to edit and preview LaTeX documents. MiKTeX is open source.

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7. Gummi

Gummi is a simple LaTeX editor. It is based on the GTK+ latex editor in linux


8. jEdit

jEdit is a advanced LaTexT editor for pro users. jEdit is written in JAVA,Hence it runs on Mac OS X, OS/2, Unix, VMS and Windows. It supports a large number of character encodings including UTF8 and Unicode. It has built-in macro language; extensible plugin architecture. Hundreds of macros and plugins available.






9. Sublime Text

You might have been surprised to see Sublime Text editor in this list but yes Sublime Text can be used for LaTeX programming with the help of LaTeXTools or LaTeXing Plugin.

Sublime Text LaTexT Tools

10. LaTeX Base

LaTeX base is an online LaTexT editor. It is available in freemium model. You can even integrate it to Google drive or dropbox.

LaTeX Base

11. Overleaf

Overleaf is one of the best online LaTeX editor. It also offers various templates too. Various pricing plans are available for various need.


12. TeXpen

According to the developer of this tool, TeXpen is a LaTeX editor for mankind. It is based on Qt/C++. There are various document templates available for beginners.

Linux Latext editor


13. DMelt

DMelt is an amazing tool which is  generally used for scientific computation, data analysis, and data visualization. DMelt can also be used for LaTeX related jobs too. This java based  multiplatform program is integrated with a number of scripting languages: Jython (Python), Groovy, JRuby, BeanShell.



14. LaTeXila

LaTeXila is a default LaTeX editor for Gnome. It is a free/libre software (GPLv3+ license).

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