TEX File Extension

File Type

LaTeX Source Document




Text Files





Basic information about the TEX file

Files with the TEX extension are characteristic of 3 operating systems and they are: Linux, Mac OS, Windows. The TEX extension was originally developed for the LaTeX application. The developer of this program is LaTeX Project Development Team. The gVim, TeXworks, LyX/Mac, TeXnicCenter programs are also compatible with TEX files and can be used to open them.

TEX files fall under the Text Files category. 440 file types are given the TEX extension, but most often they are not compatible and you must use a different application to handle each of them. LaTeX Source Document is a file whose format was originally developed for the LaTeX application by N/A. This particular LaTeX Source Document file was most likely generated by the LaTeX program. TEX detailed description

Our tools for working with the TEX file

TEX File Extension

What is a(n) TEX file??

The TEX file extension is used to store source documents in the LaTeX markup language. It is also used to designate the type of document, which might be a book, journal article, or thesis.

The TEX file extension was introduced with the release of TeX software in 1980. The file extension was designated by its creators, Donald Knuth and Leslie Lamport at Stanford University.

TEX File Tools

What tools you can use?

Here are the most important online tools related to TEX. They will help you use your TEX file in the way you want. You will be able to open, preview, edit or convert your TEX file.

TEX File Opener

TEX opener is a very popular tool among our users. You will learn a few ways to open your TEX file. If you already open the TEX file, you will have more options to work with the file.

TEX File Viewer

The TEX Viwer tool helps to preview the contents of a file without the need to install dedicated software. Go to the subpage, select your TEX file you want to view and our tool will show you what the file contains

TEX File Converter

You can always try to convert the TEX file if you have problems with any operations. Converting the TEX file will give you more options for editing the data in the file.

TEX File Editor

If you want to edit the content of TEX file, please use TEX editor. Sometimes you need to be able to fully edit the contents of the TEX file, in which case you may need to install dedicated software. Go to our editor to learn more about editing the TEX file.



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