# TEX File Extension

## LaTeX Source Document File Type

 Extension .tex Developer Donald Knuth Popularity Very Common Common Average Uncommon Rare 5.0 (233 Votes) Thank you for voting!Already voted, thanks! Mime Type text/troff Default Program Texmaker Category Common File Types Format Text Updated 5/1/2022

## What is a TEX File Extension?

TEX file extension is created by Donald Knuth, also known as LaTeX Source Document. TEX has been classified as Common File Types. You can open and render the contents of this file in a Text Editor. You can open TEX files in Texmaker program.

## Free TEX File Online Tools & Apps

We have also the free online .TEX (LaTeX Source Document) file extension apps that can allow to view, edit, convert from to TEX, merge, split and compare the TEX files without installing anything on your system. Please click on the links to explore the complete list of details for each required feature.

## TEX Files Common Issues

There are few common issues with the LaTeX Source Document .TEX File Extensions while opening the .TEX files on Windows and MacOs, we have solution to those issues such as:

### Can't Open TEX Files?

1. You must have supported software programs installed for LaTeX Source Document on your system such as Texmaker.
2. Associate default Texmaker Texmaker program for *.tex (LaTeX Source Document) files.

##### Associate TEX Default Program on Windows
1. Right-click a *.TEX (e.g example.tex) file and click Open With.
2. In the Open with dialog box, click Texmaker Texmaker program Or click Browse to locate the program (*.exe) that you want.
3. Select check box for Always use this app to open .tex files.

##### Associate TEX Default Program on MacOs
1. Click *.TEX (e.g example.tex) file and click information -> Open With.
2. In the programs list, click Texmaker Texmaker program Or other appropriate program that you want.
3. Confirm Change for all... and Contine.
4. A message will appear "This change will be applied to all files with .Texmaker extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection", click Contine to apply changes.

## Related TEX File Extensions

TEX default file extension is .TEX and other similer related extensions are:

## All Platform Software Programs for TEX File Extension

List of all softwares that can open the TEX files on each platforms such as Windows, Mac, iOS, Linux, Web and Android, you may click the each software link for more details for other supported formats for each software and the verified direct download links for each software with complete lisensing details.

### Open TEX File on Windows

Aspose Aspose.Total for .NET 16.3.0 for Windows  Commercial Aspose
Capcom Street Fighter IV 000 for Windows  Paid Capcom Street Fighter IV
gVim 7 for Windows  Open Source gVim
MiKTeX 2 for Windows  Open Source MiKTeX
Texmaker 4 for Windows  Open Source Texmaker
Jonathan Kew TeXworks 0.4.5 for Windows  Open Source Jonathan Kew
Vim 7 for Windows  Open Source Vim

### Open TEX File on Mac OS

LyxMac 2 for MacOs  Freeware LyXMac
Texmaker 4 for MacOs  Open Source Texmaker
Jonathan Kew TeXworks 0.4.5 for MacOs  Open Source Jonathan Kew

### Open TEX file on Linux

Texmaker 4 for Linux  Open Source Texmaker
Jonathan Kew TeXworks 0.4.5 for Linux  Open Source Jonathan Kew
Vim 7 for Linux  Open Source Vim

### Open TEX file on Android

1. Free Trial This software are often used for an attempt period, like 14 days, before requiring payment. Some trial versions have a reduced feature set.
2. Free This software is liberal to use. Examples include open-source , freeware software, like free programs supported by advertising.
3. Free+ This software is liberal to download and use, but contains in-app purchases (IAP) to unlock additional content or functionality.
4. Paid This software must be purchased so as to use it. it's going to be offered as a perpetual license or ongoing subscription.
5. Included with OS This software is bundled with an OS , like Windows, macOS, or Android.

#### About TEX - LaTeX Source Document

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