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.


* 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 1.7.15

- Fix for problem where remote Dropbox changes would not show up automatically after bringing Texpad out of the background after a long period
- Updated the typesetter bundles
- Local typesetter works with spaces in the filename
- Fixes for
- Dropbox emergency dump
- Local typesetter with filemod package
- trim/clip options with `\includegraphics` in local typesetter
- built-in bibtex with windows line endings
- built-in bibtex in the case of a `\bibliography{}` command containing the extension
- misc bugs

Ratings and Reviews

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.

Nice update


I much prefer the new file organiser which was my only minor gripe about the previous version. The new UI is great all round and functionality-wise this has always been a great app. I've never had issues with the typesetter but the improvements may benefit some. Best in class app for LaTeX on iOS and Mac OS.

Worth the Money


Not a cheap app but definitely worth it. Haven't had any problems with integrating it to my DropBox. Has every package that I have tried to use and it's dual screen editor is great for the iPad. It is perhaps a better editor than TexStudio. Integration to GoogleDrive or OneDrive would be a nice addition.


Jawad A Deo
64 MB
Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
English, Catalan, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese
Age Rating
Rated 4+
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