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There is BaKoMa TeX 9.51 (5-May-2011)

Open 'quicksetup.exe' to install BaKoMa TeX.

All other packages will be automatically downloaded via internet.

Visit 'http://www.bakoma-tex.com' for more details about BaKoMa TeX.


BaKoMa TeX is an innovative TeX implementation for Microsoft Windows.

Key features:
  * Visual (True WYSIWYG) LaTeX Editor -- TeXWord is included,
  * It imports EPS, PDF, JPEG, PNG, etc. (superset of DVIPS, PDFTEX, DVIPDFM).
  * PostScript enabled graphics engine handles PSTricks, PSfrag, PowerDot, etc.
  * It uses scalable font formats (OpenType, TrueType, PS Type 1/3). 
  * It exports documents as PDF, SVG, HTML, PNG, PS.

BaKoMa TeX supports two coexisting IDE:
  1) BaKoMa TeX Word          - Visual (True WYSIWYG) LaTeX Editor.
  2) Text Editor + DVI Viewer - Clasical IDE.
  They are high compatible, so that you can choose what to use
  depend on kind of a document or stage of work under a document.

About BaKoMa TeX Word.

BaKoMa TeX Word is True WYSIWYG LaTeX Editor.

  The word `True' is used to highlight two following facts:

  1) It is True WYSIWYG Editor.
     It means that display shows precisely the same what will be printed.
     It looks such that you edit your document immediately in DVI Viewer.    
  2) It is True LaTeX Editor.
     It edits LaTeX source text without any import/export procedure.
     It means that you can load and edit any LaTeX 2e document. 

  BaKoMa TeX Word is built on top of BaKoMa TeX graphic engine and 
  consequently it inherits all features of BaKoMa TeX related 
  with import graphics, font support, and document export. 

  It supports processors:
     (1) Standard TeX and (2) e-TeX.
     Other processors such as Omega may be added in future.

  It imports: 
       MSP, BMP, WMF, EMF, FIG, HPGL, and DXY.
  It supports fonts: 
       OpenType (OTF/TTF), TrueType, PostScript Type1 (including MM), 
       PostScript Type 3, and TeX PK/VF. 
  It exports: 
       DVI, PDF, SVG, PS, PNG (with HTML wrapper), and HTML (TeX4HT). 

  It includes built-in PostScript interpreter accessible via DVIPS 
  compatible special interface that supports such macro packages as: 
     PSTricks, PSFrag, graphics (psfig), draftcopy, 
     PowerDot, Prosper, Beamer, etc. 

  Garphical formats imported by BaKoMa TeX (EPS, PDF, JPEG, PNG, etc.)
  are superset of formats supported by most popular programs, such as 
  DVIPS, PDFTEX, DVIPDFM, etc. In this reason working with BaKoMa TeX 
  you will able to be compatible with any popular approach.

  Most important application of BaKoMa TeX Word is 
     final step corrections of LaTeX papers before publishing.

  Editing slides in WYSIWYG interface 
     (with such packages as PowerDot, Prosper, Beamer, etc.)
     is another impressive feature of `BaKoMa TeX Word'.

  TeXWord dramatically simplifies editing complex formulas and tables.

  TeXWord is transparent for cooperation. 
     TeXWord don't use additional macro packages.
     It uses only standard LaTeX packages, so that documents made up
     in TeXWord may be compiled in any LaTeX setup without any adaptation.
     In other side, TeXWord can handle arbitrary LaTeX documents.
     So, that your coleagues may even don't know that you use 
     powerful WYSIWYG tool to edit your part of common work.
  Beginner users of LaTeX may consider TeXWord as
     good start point for learning LaTeX together with writing papers.


Visit BaKoMa TeX Support Site: <http://www.bakoma-tex.com> 

Contact E-Mail may be found on Help/About dialog of TeXWord/Centaur/DVIEW.

BaKoMa TeX News:
  1) http://www.bakoma-tex.com/news.rss           (RSS Feed)
  2) http://groups.yahoo.com/group/BaKoMa


bakoma – A distribution for MS-Windows VISTA/XP/2000

BaKoMa supports two compatible user interfaces: (1) BaKoMa Word - Visual (True WYSIWYG) Editor; (2) Text Editor + DVI Viewer - Clasical IDE. The system supports the use of scalable fonts (OpenType, TrueType, PostScript Type 1 and Type 3). It supports import of EPS, PDF, FIG, JPEG, PNG, GIF, TIFF, HPGL, DXY, PCX, MSP, BMP, and WMF graphical formats. In advance, PostScript enabled graphics engine handles such packages as PSTricks, PSfrag, PowerDot, Prosper, Beamer, etc. The system supports generation of PDF, SVG, PNG, HTML, PS, and printing on any printer supported by a driver under MS-Windows.

LicensesShareware: A fee is required
MaintainerBasil Malyshev (deceased)
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