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[Math+Magic]™ Personal Edition for Mac

MathMagic Personal Edition v5.86
Date of Release: December 1, 2008

Thank you for choosing MathMagic, the ultimate equation editor on the planet!

MathMagic Personal Edition is a stand-alone equation editor application for editing any mathematical expressions and symbols with easy-to-use graphical interface and various powerful features. MathMagic Personal Edition works well with any word processors, presentation software like Keynote or PowerPoint, DTP layout software like QuarkXPress or Adobe InDesign.

This page contains the latest information regarding the current version of MathMagic Personal Edition.

* Key Features

Click here to see the key features of MathMagic Personal Edition.

* Notice
  • MathMagic v5.42 or newer does not come with a native installer anymore. MathMagic on Mac OS X can now be installed manually by Drag&Drop. For the details, please refer to the "Manual Install" document.

  • MathMagic User Guide is not included in the installer any more to reduce the download size. Documents are available separately for download at

* What's New (v5.86)
  • Changed: The order of Template palettes are rearranged to match to the latest MathMagic Windows versions.
  • Changed: Package options of AMS LaTeX, specified in TeX pane of Import/Export Options dialog, can also be applied to LaTeX now.
  • Changed: Window title is not saved in MathML or LaTeX anymore not to cause encoding issues with 2-byte name.

  • Fixed: When inserting a UserItem, equation was not refreshed correctly sometimes.
  • Fixed: Incorrect equation version alert fixed.
* What's New (v5.85)
  • Added: A new Angled Division template added to the Fraction template palette.
  • Added: Checking missing fonts can be turned ON or OFF from Preferences-Misc dialog pane.

  • Changed: Line drawing method for Angle and Slash in EPS file changed for better accuracy.
  • Changed: The height of Space adjusted to make it selectable easily.
  • Changed: Fence alignment option of "Base Fixed" now aligns fences to the box content.

  • Fixed: User defined font info was reset to the Default when pasting MathMagic equation.
  • Fixed: Detached Fraction template palette window had the button image incorrectly positioned.
  • Fixed: Tab key works with Western/Eastern order option for Long double Arrows/Harpoons.
  • Fixed: Some European characters were not displayed in EPS file.
  • Fixed: Double-clicking on the beginning of a box did not select the box content.
  • Fixed: Some other minor issues fixed.
* What's New (v5.84)
  • Changed: Left arrow moves the cursor to the previous main box in templates, instead of script box.
  • Changed: When the Postscript font name is not found from a font while saving in EPS, MathMagic will try to compose it.
  • Changed: Trial period is extended to 40 times and Auth nagging dialog is less displayed during the trial period.

  • Fixed: '+', '-', '=' operators are not set to Operator style when imported by MathML import filter.
  • Fixed: Subbox height of some integral templates fixed when its main box height is tall.
  • Fixed: Pasting Plain TeX did not work in low memory condition.
  • Fixed: Memory overflow bug while reading StyleSet file or copying an equation to clipboard.
* What's New (v5.83)
  • Added: WIKI equation image can be pasted into MathMagic window from any MediaWIKI enabled web page, including In Safari, by selecting "Copy Image" menu on an eqaution PNG image via Contextual menu from right-mouse-button click. In FireFox, with two steps of selecting "Properties" menu item from right-button-clicked Contextual popup menu and copying TeX string in "Alternate text" field in the "Element Properties" window.
  • Added: WIKI(TeXvc) Export supported.
  • Added: "Paste as Text" command added to Edit menu, as an option to paste the raw text string from clipboard without automatic TeX conversion

  • Changed: shift-return after inline typing of TeX expressions now converts LaTeX as well as Plain TeX.
  • Changed: Edit menu has some items re-ordered.

  • Fixed: LaTex is imported and exported better for multi-lined equations.
  • Fixed: A crashing bug while importing MathML or LaTeX when there is a single sided fence.
  • Fixed: MathType 6 EPS files can be read better.
* What's New (v5.81)
  • Added: AMS LaTeX is supported for importing and exporting, and copying and pasting.
  • Added: PICT and GIF files saved by MathType 6 can be opened or dragged onto MathMagic applciation icon, or pasted into MathMagic window.
  • Added: MathType 5 or 6 equations can be directly pasted into MathMagic window.

  • Fixed: Copying as Plain TeX from MathType, and pasting into MathMagic window, now works better for multi-lined equations.
  • Fixed: crashing bug when pasting a Unicode string from clipboard.
  • Fixed: crashing bug when pasting a certain MathML expressions from clipboard.
* What's New (v5.8)
  • Added: LaTeX is supported - reading LaTeX files(.tex, .latex), exporting to LaTeX, Copying and Pasting of LaTeX expressions.
  • Added: User can specify the resolution of PICT image in the File-> Import/Export options dialog.
  • Added: The baseline of PICT can be shifted by user in the File-> Import/Export options dialog.

  • Changed: Some layout and options changed or added in Import/Export options dialog.
  • Changed: Displays some European characters or non-7bit ASCII code characters better, using Text font specified in Define Style dialog.

  • Fixed: crashing bug with option-click Selection and Nudge Undo/Redo.

Please read Version History for more details.

* System Requirements
  • PowerPC G3 or Faster Macintosh running (including Intel Macs)
    - Mac OS X: 10.3 or later. including 10.5 Leopard.
  • About 15MB of hard disk space for complete installation

* What is MathMagic, or [Math+Magic]™

MathMagic is an Equation editor for all users ranging from novices, students, teachers, higher education, and to the high-end desktop publishers.
It provides you with very easy user interface and yet powerful features in making equations. You can easily create every imaginable form of mathematical expressions with MathMagic.

MathMagic is available in a few different types:
  • MathMagic Pro Edition + MathMagic XTensions for QuarkXPress™ 4.1 ~ 8 (UB) for Mac OS X
  • MathMagic Pro Edition + MathMagic Plug-in for Adobe InDesign™ 2.0 ~ CS3 for Mac OS X
  • MathMagic Prime Edition for large Publishers
  • MathMagic Personal Edition for Mac OS X & Classic
  • MathMagic XTensions for QuarkXPress™ 3~4 for Mac OS Classic
  • MathMagic Personal Edition for Windows
  • MathMagic Pro Edition for Adobe InDesign™ for Windows
  • MathMagic Pro Edition for QuarkXPress for Windows
  • Java application or Applet : Available only for Bundle or source licensing

Fully functional Trial versions are available for downloading at:

  • Trial version can be switched to a full version when a serial number is entered into the authorization dialog. There is no separate installer or application for Trial version. One same regular installer and its installed application works as a trial mode if you do not enter a valid serial number.

* Pricing
  • Regular Full version: US$89.95.
    • With 2-year free upgrade: $119.95
    • 6-Month subscription: $49.95
  • Academic Full version: US$49.95.
    • With 2-year free upgrade: $69.95
    • 6-Month subscription: $29.95
For the full pricing list, please visit our online store. For the site licensing or volume order, please contact us at

* History of Older Versions
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