TEXfile extension

LaTeX Source Document
By Donald Knuth

Have trouble opening the .tex extension? Don't panic! This page explains tex files and suggests programs you may use to open tex files. You can download these programs through this page!


What is TEX file?

A TEX file - is a source file by the LaTeX processing and page layout application. Its instruments, such as symbols, formulas, charts, other characters, and a special markup, help users to draft different types of papers. It can be a tech article, scientific book, or engineer report.

Additional data

The main goal of TEX file format developers was to support users with universal typing instruments, which provide the same result on the different platforms. It is usually used only with the applications designed specifically to deal with LaTeX.


How to open TEX file?

Here are some universal methods of opening a file. Please, use this list of solutions.

Method 1: Correctly fix file association error

By following these steps, the user will be able to fix the tex extension association problem in an instant automatically:

Step 1: Click the "Download Solution" button to download the automatic tool from Appsitory.

Step 2: Now click "Start Scan" to find out all potential problems.

Step 3: Review the resulting scan and click the "Fix Items" option.

Method 2: Download apps that open the tex file

Here is a list of the presented programs that you should use to open/convert the tex file. You can choose the right program for your OS and click on it to start the download. You can also visit the developer's website.

Apps that open TEX files

Method 3: Use Universal File Viewer

The recommended use of Universal File Viewer, a tool for opening over 250 file extensions, complements the list of programs above. This utility is capable of opening your tex file. Download Universal File Viewer to your OS quickly and securely.