Installing Latex for PC and Mac

What is Latex?

Latex is basically a typesetting program. Wikipedia has a very good description of Latex.

Installing Latex on a PC

There are several ways to get Latex tools on your PC. Most schools use the Miktex version of Latex tools.

UCLA has a good guide on installing these Latex tools: Installing LaTeX tools for Windows

Installing Latex on a Mac

Please see guides.macrumors.com/Installing_LaTeX_on_a_Mac. The first, easier option on the macrumors page is the recommended way to install Latex tools on a Mac.

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