File extension used by LaTeX, a document preparation system for high-quality typesetting. A latex file contains text document.

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LATEX file extension - Latex text document

What is latex file? How to open latex files?

File type specification:

Document file type icon Document file type

The .latex file extension used by LaTeX, a document preparation system for high-quality typesetting. It is most often used for medium-to-large technical or scientific documents but it can be used for almost any form of publishing.

The latex file stores text document.

Mime type used for LaTex documents:
application/x-latex

The default software associated to latex file type:

LaTeX icon

LaTeX  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
LaTeX Project Development Team

A document preparation system for high-quality typesetting, LaTeX is used to create medium-to-large technical or scientific documents but it can be used for almost any form of publishing.

Help how to open LATEX files:

Use compatible tools to work with *.latex files.

How to convert file with extension LATEX:

Compatible tools may be able to export *.latex files to other formats.

Find conversions from latex file:

latex to pdf

List of software applications associated to the .latex file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open latex file, edit latex file, convert latex file, view latex file, play latex file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

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Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is ableto perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting latex files.

  • Open latex file
  • Edit latex file
  • Create latex file
  • Import latex file

Software that open latex file - Latex text document

Click on the link to get more information about LaTeX for open latex file action.

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