MikTex Portable 2.9.5105
Lightweight and simple-to-use application which enables you to write mathematical, technical or any other type of scientific material
This is the portable version of MiKTex, which means you can easily bypass the installation process. As a consequence, the Windows registry and Start menu will not be affected in any way.
What’s more, by copying the program files to an external data device, such as a USB flash drive, it is possible to run MiKTex Portable on any computer you can connect to, by simply clicking the EXE.
The interface boasts a pretty clean and modern design, containing only a few shortcut buttons, a menu bar and a panel where to display your text. Anybody can find their way around it, regardless of their experience level.
Both at import and export, a large number of file types are supported, including TEX, LTX, BLG, BIB, CLS, AUX, TXT, BBL, IDX and PDF. Aside from that, it is possible to change the case, use a spell checker for a few languages (English, French, German) and a search function. A find and replace feature is also available, as well as syntax coloring, auto-indent mode and smart quotes.
A large number of typesets are integrated, from pdfTeX to LuaTeX, BibTeX and XeLaTeX, and you can switch between them with just a few clicks.
Comprehensive Help contents are incorporated, and our tests have revealed that this utility is quite friendly to your system’s performance, as it uses minimal CPU and memory.
Taking all of this into consideration, we can safely say MiKTex Portable is a useful piece of software when it comes to producing technical documentation. It encompasses an array of options and an intuitive environment.
Reviewed by Madalina Boboc, last updated on February 16th, 2014
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Application descriptionMiKTeX Portable was developed as an open source and accessible implementation of TeX and related programs for the Wind...