TeXShop
TeXShop
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TeXShop free download for Mac

TeXShop for Mac4.67

26 August 2021

TeX front-end.

What is TeXShop for Mac

TeXShop is a TeX previewer for OS X, written in Cocoa. Since PDF is a native file format on OS X, TeXShop uses "pdftex" and "pdflatex"; rather than "tex" and "latex" to typeset; these programs in the standard teTeX distribution of TeX produce PDF output instead of DVI output.

TeXShop uses TeX Live, a standard distribution of Tex programs maintained by the TeX Users Group (TUG) for Mac OS X, Windows, Linux, and various other Unix machines. The distribution includes tex, latex, dvips, tex fonts, cyrillic fonts, and virtually all other programs and supporting files commonly used in the TeX world. The most recent version of this distribution is maintained for the Mac by the MacTeX TeXnical Working Group of the TeX Users Group and available under the "Obtaining" tab.

The latest TeXShop release, version 3, requires System 10.7 (Lion). An earlier version of TeXShop, version 2, is also maintained and requires System 10.4 (Tiger), although System 10.5 (Leopard) is strongly recommended because it fixes several important bugs in Apple's PDFKit code, extensively used in TeXShop. Users with systems 10.2 or 10.3 should use TeXShop 1.43, and users with systems 10.0 and 10.1 should use TeXShop 1.19. Both of these versions are available on this site.

TeXShop is distributed under the GPL public license, and thus free.

What's new in TeXShop

Version 4.67:
  • In version 4.66, an unfortunate bug was introduced when the "Ascii" encoding was added to TeXShop. If the source file contains a magic line at the top setting the encoding, but the encoding is misspelled and thus not one of the encodings understood by TeXShop, then TeXShop hangs, and no typesetting can be done until the user quits and restarts TeXShop. This is fixed, and TeXShop now puts up an error dialog and chooses an alternate encoding. Incidentally, the best way to avoid this error is to use the "Encoding" Macro, which forces you to choose an encoding from a menu and only presents legal choices.
  • Erik A. Johnson discovered that the "Trash AUX File" command in TeXShop fails when the source file is in a Google Drive volume because Google Drive does not have a Trash Folder. He examined the TeXShop sources and supplied several fixes for this problem. TeXShop 4.67 contains the most straightforward of his fixes. The fix calls the NSFileManager's "trashItemAtURL" method to put the item in the trash, but if this method returns an error, then it calls the "removeItemAtPath" method to remove the item entirely.
  • TeXShop now understands the "perl script" file type for files with extension ".pk".
  • Herbert Schulz revised the active engines pdflatexmk.engine and sepdflatexmk.engine and revised the folders "Latexmk" and "GhostscriptTransparencyEngines" in ~/Library/TeXShop/Engines/Inactive/Latexmk. These changes have to do with passing parameters to the engines and on through pdflatexmk to the various binary files being called. Users should read the documentation in the Latexmk folder.
  • The remaining items fix bugs when TeXShop is run on macOS 12.1, Monterey. When line numbers are activated in the source window, the first bug caused missing line numbers during scrolling. The fix replaces these missing line numbers after the scroll is completed.
  • A second bug caused a slight displacement in the pdf window after each typesetting job. This has been a problem for many years, but the displacement was worse in Monterey. The bug fixes this problem, both in Monterey and in earlier versions of macOS.

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Pink-Panther
Pink-Panther
Sep 22 2019
4.41
5.0
Sep 22 2019
5.0
Version: 4.41
Forgot the ***** in my previous comment... How come the files of the best available Latex front-hand application still lack a TexShop icon of their own?... Blaming Apple's policy is not the answer... It is time to do something about it. Note: My previous complain on this very issue is already two years old. Still patiently waiting... And yes, TexShop is irreplaceable!
sandra-33
sandra-33
Sep 3 2019
4.31
5.0
Sep 3 2019
5.0
Version: 4.31
Great app. I use this all the time.
liqiuweiss
liqiuweiss
Nov 29 2018
4.17
5.0
Nov 29 2018
5.0
Version: 4.17
Nice
darkwing52
darkwing52
Sep 29 2018
4.11
5.0
Sep 29 2018
5.0
Version: 4.11
Simply great. We empower our Physics and Astronomy majors with it. Have used it for years as our introduction to LaTeX for our students. They are mostly Mac users, but even the non-Mac users readily embrace TeXShop. It is customizable, and versatile, and extraordinarily well maintained. Yes, I have tried others, but I keep coming back.
RogerKatz
RogerKatz
Dec 19 2017
3.94
0.0
Dec 19 2017
0.0
Version: 3.94
The current version is 3.95
Pink-Panther
Pink-Panther
Jul 26 2017
3.82
5.0
Jul 26 2017
5.0
Version: 3.82
TexShop is the best Latex application ever! So, how come the files of the best Latex application ever still lack a nice (or even ugly) icon of their own?...
perkunas88
perkunas88
Feb 14 2017
3.77
4.0
Feb 14 2017
4.0
Version: 3.77
Really nice and free application.
ososX
ososX
Jun 5 2016
3.62
5.0
Jun 5 2016
5.0
Version: 3.62
I use this program for many years and really fond of it. Kudos the developers. In recent version I am having a funny behavior that when I reopen a source file that I already compiled (and it opens together with its pdf preview), the first pdf page is white. If there are more than one page I need to scroll to the next page (in the previewer) and scroll back up to see the first page. If there is only one page then sometimes if I scroll up and down the text appears, but sometimes I must re-compile the source to bring have the preview working. I hope this update will fix this behavior. Nonetheless, this is a $5\times\star$ piece of work.
mazetas
mazetas
May 1 2015
3.51
4.5
May 1 2015
4.5
Version: 3.51
It does everything and it is solid. There is no need to search for an alternative if you just downloaded mactex. I like that it has built in support for mac os spell checker which is important for me.
Machobbes
Machobbes
Jan 23 2015
3.50
5.0
Jan 23 2015
5.0
Version: 3.50
Is it really necessary to push out a new version for such a tiny update? One update per month should be enough.

Besides that, great app as usual.
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