There are 6 other file types using
the TEX file extension!

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tex file icon.tex - Mackichan Scientific Notebook file

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TEX file extension - TeX/LaTeX text document

What is tex file? How to open tex files?

File type specification:

Document file type icon Document file type

File extension tex is most notably associated and used for TeX/LaTeX text document files. LaTeX is 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.

MIME types used for tex files:
application/x-tex
application/x-texinfo

 

The default software associated to tex file type:

LaTeX icon

LaTeX  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  LaTeX Project Development Team

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

XeTeX  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Jonathan Kew

XeTeX is Unicode-based TeX using platform fonts and font technologies (e.g. AAT on Mac OS X or OpenType features on Mac/Linux/Windows) to provide typesetting for all the world's scripts.

MiKTeX icon

MiKTeX  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  Christian Schenk

MiKTeX is an up-to-date implementation of TeX and related programs for Windows.

TeXworks icon

TeXworks  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
  TeX Users Group

TeXworks is application used to create documents with TeX/LaTeX document markup language.

Help how to open TEX files:

Use any LaTeX editor to open and work with .tex documents.

How to convert file with extension TEX:

TEX documents can be for example exported to PDF or PostScript. This can be usually done with some dedicated export function or via a virtual printer driver.

Find conversions from tex file:

tex to pdf

Find converter to tex file type:

ris to tex

List of software applications associated to the .tex file extension

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

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

  • Open tex file
  • Save tex file
  • Edit tex file
  • Create tex file
  • Import tex file
  • Export tex file
  • Print tex file

Software that open tex file - TeX/LaTeX text document

Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open tex file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with tex file by default:
LaTeX small icon LaTeX
XeTeX
MiKTeX small icon MiKTeX
TeXworks small icon TeXworks
Other suggested software:
LEd Latex Editor

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