TEX File Extension

LaTeX Source Document File Type

Extension .tex
Developer Donald Knuth
Popularity 5.0 (233 Votes)
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.

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.

Microsoft Windows logo image Open TEX File on Windows

Software License Developer
Aspose Aspose.Total for .NET image. Aspose Aspose.Total for .NET 16.3.0 for Windows  Open aspose website. Commercial Aspose
Capcom Street Fighter IV image. Capcom Street Fighter IV 000 for Windows  Open capcom street fighter iv website. Paid Capcom Street Fighter IV
gVim image. gVim 7 for Windows  Open gvim website. Open Source gVim
MiKTeX image. MiKTeX 2 for Windows  Open miktex website. Open Source MiKTeX
Texmaker image. Texmaker 4 for Windows  Open texmaker website. Open Source Texmaker
Jonathan Kew TeXworks image. Jonathan Kew TeXworks 0.4.5 for Windows  Open jonathan kew website. Open Source Jonathan Kew
Vim image. Vim 7 for Windows  Open vim website. Open Source Vim

MacOs logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen TEX File on Mac OS

Software License Developer
LyxMac image. LyxMac 2 for MacOs  Open lyxmac website. Freeware LyXMac
Texmaker image. Texmaker 4 for MacOs  Open texmaker website. Open Source Texmaker
Jonathan Kew TeXworks image. Jonathan Kew TeXworks 0.4.5 for MacOs  Open jonathan kew website. Open Source Jonathan Kew

Linux logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen TEX file on Linux

Software License Developer
Texmaker image. Texmaker 4 for Linux  Open texmaker website. Open Source Texmaker
Jonathan Kew TeXworks image. Jonathan Kew TeXworks 0.4.5 for Linux  Open jonathan kew website. Open Source Jonathan Kew
Vim image. Vim 7 for Linux  Open vim website. Open Source Vim

Website logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen TEX file on Web

Software License Developer

iOS logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen TEX file on iOS

Software License Developer

Android logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen TEX file on Android

Software License Developer

About Licensing

  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.

TEX file extension icon image.About TEX - LaTeX Source Document

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Updated 5/1/2022


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