# latex-base – Base sources of LaTeX

This bundle comprises the source of LaTeX itself, together with several packages which are considered â€˜part of the kernelâ€™. This bundle, together with the required packages, constitutes what every LaTeX distribution should contain.

Sources | `/macros/latex/base` |

Documentation | |

Version | 2020-10-01-PL4 |

Licenses | The LaTeX Project Public License 1.3c |

Copyright | 1989–2020 The LaTeX3 Project et al. |

Maintainer | The LaTeX Team Frank Mittelbach |

TDS archive | `latex-base.tds.zip` |

Contained in | TeX Live as latex MiKTeX as ltxbase |

Topics | Format Class |

Download the contents of this package in one zip archive (26.8M).

## Announcements

- 2021-01-09 CTAN Update: latex-base
- 2021-01-01 CTAN update: latex-base
- 2020-02-29 CTAN Update: latex-base

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