Design Science MathType 6.8
MathType 6.8 is a powerful interactive tool for Windows that lets you create mathematical notation for word processing, web pages, desktop publishing, presentations, and for TeX, LaTeX, and MathML documents.
It has now full
64-bit Microsoft Office support: So if you have 64-bit Office, then you
need MathType 6.8 for Windows. Also available MathType 6.7 for Macintosh.
Handwrite math in over 400 applications & websites
MathType 6.7 takes full
advantage of Windows 7's new Math Input Panel, which provides support for
handwritten math recognition. With MathType and the Math Input Panel you can
easily write out your equations and insert them into over 400 applications and websites.
Windows 7 now, others later
Although the Math Input Panel feature currently requires Windows 7, we expect to
have a solution for other versions of Windows soon. Please monitor our
Design Science News blog or Twitter account
@MathType to hear the news.
tablet, or pen
Although you can handwrite equations using only a mouse, for best results we
recommend using a tablet or a pen device.
Opens within Microsoft Word
MathType 6.7 adds a button to Microsoft Word's ribbon, and a menu command to
MathType. Each brings up the Math Input Panel ready for handwriting equations.
Build large equations from small handwritten expressions
While entering math by hand is very easy for simple expressions, Math Input
Panel is not practical for building larger expressions or correcting mistakes.
MathType's drag-and-drop editing and ability to store up often-used expressions
give you the best of both worlds.
You can download a
30-day full version of MathType 6.7 and tryout MathType's handwritten math
and the other new features for free. When you do, we would love to hear what you
Features & Benefits
Here are just a few of MathType's many
Fonts: MathType has hundreds more symbols and templates
than Equation Editor. Beside our exclusive Euclid™ math
fonts, you can also make use of the 1000's of math symbols
in fonts already on your computer, as well as math fonts you
can download from the Internet.
Symbols: MathType's Insert Symbol dialog allows you to
explore the available symbols and insert them with a click
Applications: In addition to Microsoft Word and
PowerPoint, use MathType to add equations to
QuarkXPress and Adobe InDesign layouts, Excel
spreadsheets, HTML pages, and many more applications and
Wikipedia, the popular online encyclopedia, contains
1000's of pages with mathematical equations. Once you do
your research on Wikipedia, you can copy the relevant
equations for use in your own work. You can also use
MathType to author new equations for Wikipedia.
Ways to Work: MathType can add equations to virtually
any application that has an Insert Object command or into
which you can paste or drag a graphic.
Use Wikipedia as a source of
equations for your work:
Point-and-Click Editing with Automatic Formatting:
Equations can be created quickly by choosing templates from
MathType's palettes and typing into their empty slots.
MathType applies mathematical spacing rules automatically as
TeX or LaTeX: If you already know the TeX typesetting
language, you can enter equations quickly using MathType's
TeX input mode. TeX editing can be mixed with
point-and-click editing so you get the best of both worlds.
also paste in equations from existing TeX documents.
TeX can be combined with MathType's traditional point-and-click
Expressions in the Toolbar: Drag frequently used
equations and expressions to the MathType toolbar so they
can be inserted later with just a click or a keystroke.
Keyboard Shortcuts: MathType has customizable keyboard
shortcuts for virtually every symbol, template, and command.
Microsoft Office 2007 — MathType Ribbon Tab in Word and
takes full advantage of Office 2007's new Ribbon User
Interface making it easier than ever to do equation
operations in documents and presentations. New equation
numbering and browse features work with all Word equation
Microsoft Office 2003, XP (2002), and 2000 — MathType
Toolbar and Menu in Word and PowerPoint:
MathType adds a toolbar and menu
to Microsoft Word and PowerPoint, allowing quick access to
its features and powerful commands to do equation numbering,
produce great-looking math web pages, presentations, and
Coloring an equation can make it stand out. Use color to
highlight part of an equation and focus your students'
attention on it. Show what changed in each step of a
"MathType Delivers Web Magic"
"The new version focuses on some web capabilities that provide what
is, for now, the smoothest and most elegant way to display math on the
web...For anyone else, especially those creating mathematical documents in
Word or producing mathematically rich web pages, MathType is an essential
tool." -- Barry Simon, Desktop Engineering Magazine. Read the full
review and many others. more>
Equation Editor Users
If you are not yet ready to purchase MathType, or just want to get more
out of the Equation Editor that comes with Microsoft Word and other
products, get our latest Equation Editor Tips & Tricks.
MathType 6.7 for Macintosh is now also available!
is the professional version of our Equation Editor
included in Microsoft Office; the new Macintosh
version has all of the same features as
MathType 6 for Windows.
equations from Wikipedia into your work!
Do you know you can reuse mathematical equations
from web pages, including Wikipedia, blogs and
email? Whenever you see an equation you like, copy
and paste it into MathType. It's that easy!
MathType also includes:
Microsoft Office support: Replaces the
Equation Editor for all equation editing
Adds a toolbar and menu to Microsoft
Word and PowerPoint:
Allows quick access to powerful commands to do
equation numbering, produce great-looking math
web pages, presentations, and much more. (Not
available in Office 2008. See our
Mac Features List for details.)
Store expressions in the toolbar:
frequently used equations and expressions to the
MathType toolbar so they can be inserted later
with just a click or a keystroke.
Apply color to equations to make them stand out
in slide presentations. Supports spot, CMYK and
Hundreds more symbols and templates than
TeX and LaTeX: Enter equations
quickly using MathType's TeX input mode. Or cut
and paste equations to and from TeX and LaTeX
and Leopard support: MathType runs fast on
both Intel and PowerPC Macs, OS X 10.3.9 or
later, including version 10.5 (Leopard).
And much more!
full features list.
What people are
saying about MathType:
"I've used MathType for publishing
100's of technical journal articles, conference
papers, presentations, reports, class notes, etc. I
switched from LaTeX back in the late 1980's and have
never gone back." -- Prof. Stephen D.
Gedney, Department of Electrical & Computer
Engineering University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
MathType 6.8 now supports
64-bit Microsoft Office|
are happy to announce the release of
MathType 6.8 for Windows. This new version offers the following features:
- Full 64-bit Microsoft Office support:
If you have 64-bit Office, then you need MathType 6.8 for Windows.
- Compatibility with 600+ applications
and websites! Posterous, Quora, and 40+ other applications and
websites join Microsoft Office, Apple iWork, Mathematica, and hundreds of
others that work with MathType! Check out
Works With ... to find out about these and other compatible applications
- Paste a table from a spreadsheet,
document, or webpage into MathType as a matrix: MathType lets you
copy a table from a spreadsheet (e.g. Excel), document (e.g. Word), or
webpage, and paste it into MathType as a matrix.
- Save Word documents as math-enabled
webpages: Our MathPage™ technology now converts Microsoft Word 2010
and 2007 documents into webpages, properly handling mathematical equations
and symbols. Will also display properly for people with print disabilities.
- Authoring for accessibility:
As part of our work with Educational Testing Service (ETS) and others in the
accessibility community, we have made a number of improvements in MathType
to make it more useful for authoring content to be read by people with
various print disabilities, such as blindness, low vision, and learning
Eligible for a free
Don't worry, if you
purchased MathType 6.7 after February 1, 2012 you are eligible to receive a free
copy of MathType 6.8 (download only). Please contact
MathType 6.7 works with Office 2010, 2007, 2003, and XP
We are happy to announce the release of MathType 6.7 for Windows in English, French, and German! This new version offers the following features:
- Microsoft Office 2010 Support. Also supports Office 2007, 2003, and 2002 (XP)
- New or improved support for:
- ...and more.
- Equations in email. We've expanded our support for equations in the following applications:
- Yahoo Mail
- Outlook Express
- Windows Live Mail
- Windows Mail
- Compatibility with Windows 7, Vista, and XP operating systems
Eligible for a free upgrade?
Don't worry, if you purchased MathType 6.6 after June 12, 2010
you are eligible to receive a free copy of MathType 6.7 (download only).
Please contact email@example.com.
you are upgrading to Office 2010 you need the latest release of MathType
MathType 6.7 for Windows in is compatible with Microsoft Office 2010, Windows 7, and
well over 500 other applications!
MathType functionality with Office:
Ribbon Tab in Word and PowerPoint: MathType takes full advantage of
Office's Ribbon User Interface making it easier than ever to do equation
operations in documents and presentations. Equation numbering and browse
features work with all Word equation types.
Equations in Outlook: MathType works with Outlook and allows you to
include mathematical notation in email. The recipient of your email does not
have to use either Outlook or MathType in order to see your equations.
equations: MathType adds a menu command to bring the Math Input
Panel to the front, ready for you to enter math by hand. These commands are
available in any MathType window, as well as within Microsoft Word.
equations from your work into your presentations|
You've finished your research and you need to present it
You're preparing a lecture using computations and calculations you worked out in
various applications. Or say you created a handout for your math class using
Word and you want to turn it into a PowerPoint slide. With MathType you can copy
equations out of your documents and paste them directly into your presentations.
Reuse existing equations -- save time and avoid mistakes
Instead of creating equations for your slides from scratch, you can save time
and avoid mistakes by re-using existing equations. With MathType you can extract
equations from hundreds of applications and websites such as Mathematica, Maple,
Microsoft Office, Wikipedia, and many more.
ways to create new equations
If you don't have existing equations you can reuse, MathType 6.7 offers four
approaches to creating equations in your presentations:
Save time by using point-and-click templates and symbols. MathType applies
mathematical spacing rules automatically as you type.
shortcuts: Great for those that prefer using the keyboard to create
equations. Insert a new equation, or edit an existing one, using just a
input: If you already know the TeX typesetting language, MathType
allows you to build equations by typing TeX into MathType's editing window.
TeX/LaTeX directly into Microsoft Word (Windows Only): You can
enter equations directly into Word documents. Use the Toggle TeX command
(Alt+\) to turn what you typed into a MathType equation. Use it again to
edit the TeX language.
Survey Results: Top 10 reasons people use MathType|
asked our customers and publishers what they like about MathType. Here are their
most frequent answers:
10. MathType and
Equation Editor are overwhelmingly preferred by researchers and textbook
authors: According to scientific and technical publishers, over 85% of
submitted manuscripts containing mathematical notation are Microsoft Word
documents containing MathType or Equation Editor equations. So I know I am in
good company. (Equation Editor is our junior version of MathType included in MS
Office and other applications.)
9. It is easy to
number equations: MathType lets me number equations in Word. It even
works with all equation types in Office 2007 and Office 2010!
8. Works with
hundreds of applications: Although most people use MathType with Word
and PowerPoint, I can also use it with hundreds of other applications. To name
just a few: Excel, InDesign, QuarkXPress, Moodle, Mathematica, Maple...
equations for websites, blogs, wikis, and email: Since MathType can
save equations in multiple formats such as GIF, TeX/LaTeX, and MathML, I can
include equations in virtually any web application.
6. Lets me use
equations from web pages in my own work: More and more websites, such
contain equations that can be pasted directly into MathType, saving me time and
5. Lets me define
equations by typing TeX/LaTeX: Since I already know TeX/LaTeX, I can
type it straight into MathType and use it in PowerPoint and Keynote
presentations, or any other application that MathType works with.
4. Lets me create
an equation library in its toolbar: Math tends to be repetitive.
MathType can save me valuable time by letting me save frequently used symbols,
templates and expressions in its toolbar, to be inserted anytime with just a
click or keystroke.
3. Lets me get my
students' attention with color: Color can be an important
attention-getter and as a teacher I know that's half the battle!
2. Browses all the
equations in a document or presentation: I just finished a twenty-page
paper with hundreds of equations and I need to check my math. I use MathType's
browse feature in Microsoft Word or PowerPoint to visit all the equations.
1. Makes me look
smart! Because MathType lets me work faster and more efficiently, using
it shows I care about my time and work.
10 applications and websites used with MathType|
MathType 6.7 for Windows extends our Equations
Everywhere and Anywhere™ initiative to over 500 applications and websites.
While many people use MathType with Microsoft Word or Apple Pages '09, we thought you'd like to see the other applications and
websites people use with MathType.
Top 10 other
applications and websites:
7. Google Docs
Over 500 applications and websites
Check out our
"works with" web application to
get up-to-date information
and instructions on how each of the 500 applications and websites work with