Edit and typeset LaTeX (including Beamer, Tikz, BibTeX, graphicx, AMS, RevTeX) on your iPad, iPhone or iPod. No internet connection required.

Texpad is a comprehensive LaTeX workspace on your iOS device. Edit your document in Texpad's custom editor with it's advanced autocomplete and LaTeX customised onscreen keyboard, typeset your document with the integrated LaTeX and BibTeX typesetters, and share and collaborate on your documents, on and offline, using Texpad's Dropbox.

After a successful typeset you can preview your pdf right on your device, but if there are errors in your document, Texpad replaces LaTeX's obscure console output with a table of issues found during typesetting. Tap on an issue to jump directly to the offending line of LaTeX source. Tap on a missing file error and Texpad's integrated bundle manager will prompt you to install it. Of course, the full LaTeX and BibTeX log is available if you wish to investigate further.

The onboard, no internet connection required, typesetter comes with PGF drivers allowing you to create beautiful diagrams and presentations with Tikz and Beamer respectively. Texpad's typesetter integrates with TeX's virtual font system so that Texpad can typeset with any LaTeX font. The bundle manager takes care of downloading, installing and updating LaTeX packages for you, giving you access to the entire LaTeX ecosystem without wasting precious space on your device.

Texpad comes with the same powerful editor core as it's Desktop cousin, so it has been designed from the start to deal with large projects. When you open a LaTeX root file, Texpad will read through the source, open any \include-d files, extract all the \section, \subsection structure tags and present you with a browsable outline of your entire project. It doesn't stop at autocompleting simple LaTeX commands - all \labels and BibTeX entries are read by the parser and offered as autocomplete suggestions for \cite{} and \ref{} commands.

Texpad supports Markdown on an equal footing with LaTeX. Edit your document in Texpad's syntax highlighting editor, browse the document by outline, then when you press Typeset, the document will be transparently converted and typeset by LaTeX, giving you the informal ease of Markdown with LaTeX's ability to create beautiful and high quality PDFs.


* Use Files app to link documents to any storage that supports file and folder access

* Live typeset your documents using Texpad's in-built typesetter (exceptions apply to advanced packages currently, but this is being addressed)

* Import and export documents from Texpad by email, iTunes and Dropbox. Texpad's Dropbox support works both on and offline, synchronising your changes for you as you work.

* Typeset LaTeX to PDF on your iPad, iPod, iPhone without need for an internet connection. BibTeX is also built in to handle bibliographies.

* The onboard typesetter supports virtually any LaTeX package or font, including, but not limited to: Beamer, Tikz, Koma Script, e-TeX, graphicx, Pgfplots, AMS, RevTeX, Babel.

* Universal binary for iPhone, iPod and iPad, optimised for iOS7 and the latest generation of devices.

* Texpad's syntax highlighting editor comes with touchscreen gestures and symbol palettes that guarantee Texpad is the quickest and easiest way to edit LaTeX on your iPad, iPod or iPhone.

* The outline view enables you to navigate quickly around even the biggest multi-file projects.

* Autocompletes all commands (even user defined) and autofills references and citations defined in your document.

* Global search through all files in a project by either text or regular expression.

* Additionally, free typesetting through our secure cloud servers gives you access to all packages in the latest TeXLive distribution.

What’s New

Version 1.8.3

- iOS 13 Compatibility
- Add indexer to TexpadTeX, you can now typeset documents with indices locally rather than in the cloud
- Fixes
- Fix for problem with linking folders in iOS 13
- Fixed crash in file browser
- Performance improvements

Ratings and Reviews

4.0 out of 5
7 Ratings

7 Ratings

Owen Phelan ,


Great to see this on iOS! Works really well, and I can't wait for the other features you mention. Good job!

I realise that iCloud integration is difficult when dealing with lots of source files and folders… but SkyDrive, Sugarsync, etc options are a must too! As are page/word counts… particularly in the PDF view! :) (that goes for the Mac app, too!!)

Huckleberry555 ,

Excellent LaTex editor

This is a really powerful editor with a few ingenious features such as the magic keyboard which makes editing on the iPad a real option. I use the Mac app as well and both work seamlessly together. I'm a newcomer to LaTex, in fact I learned it on this app. I haven't hit any limitations yet and as far as I can see this is the best in class editor available. If you use LaTex and iOS it's a must. I often choose to use the iPad in preference to the Mac which I think is the result of good mobile interface design. My only minor criticism is that I think the document picker is a little funky but it doesn't take from the well thought out general working environment of the app. Apple should be grateful for developers such as TexPad producing such functional and enjoyable software for both platforms.

alun.j.carr ,

A pretty remarkable achievement

I would never have believed that I could have a full-blown (La)TeX system on my iPad, but the authors of Texpad have delivered, and then some. The one issue that I have (hence 4 rather than 5 stars) is that typesetting locally with a non-Computer Modern font causes characters to disappear at, e.g., ffi. The authors have assured me that this will be fixed in the next release.


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