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[Math+Magic]™ Personal Edition for Mac

MathMagic Personal Edition v6.07
Date of Release: February 9, 2009

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 (v6.07)
  • Added: Message added to remind the License expiration.

  • Changed: Default setting values for Define Spacing changed, such as Line Thickness, Root slope.
  • Changed: Bold face can be applied to TeX styles such as Fraktur and Blackboard Bold.

  • Fixed: Some Greek symbols were not handled as GREEK style on Intel Macs.
* What's New (v6.05)
  • Added: 150% view rate added to View menu as a predefined option.

  • Changed: Default value for Fence vertical alignment changed to "Base aligned, Height fixed".

  • Fixed: On Mac OS X 10.5, the cursor moved to near the last clicked position when clicking on a pop sub palette.
  • Fixed: MathMagic .wmf file created on Windows OS could not be opened on Intel Mac.
  • Fixed: More file extensions are recognized when opened or Drag and Dropped on to the application icon.
  • Fixed: Large Operator alignment dialog now shows guide images.
  • Fixed: Root symbol in PICT format has a better slope line.
  • Fixed: Two byte characters could not be typed on Intel Macs(Asian versions).
* What's New (v6.04)
  • Added: Japanese and Korean translations added so user can select its User Interface and message from Finder -> Get Info of MathMagic application or System Preferences -> International.

  • Fixed: MathMagic on Intel Mac could not get the correct Postscript font name from some fonts
  • Fixed: Blackboard Bold and Calligraphic TeX styles works only for the available characters in each font
* What's New (v6.03)
  • Added: MathMagic equations inserted in MS Word on Windows can be drag&dropped or copy&pasted into MathMagic window
  • Added: MathType(tm) 6 equations inserted in MS Word 2008 Mac can be drag&dropped or copy&pasted into MathMagic window.

  • Changed: Clipboard PDF format improved to make it work better with Adobe InDesign.

  • Fixed: DVORAK and other European keyboard layouts are supported for Magic control shortcut key.
* What's New (v6.02)
  • Added: Various files can be Drag and Droped from Finder to MathMagic window to open: MathML(.mml or .xml), TeX or LaTeX(.tex or .txt), PICT, EPS, PDF, GIF, JPEG, WMF.
  • Added: supports Drag and Drop of PDF equation(from other applications) and Wiki equation(from a web browser) to MathMagic editor window.

  • Fixed: Missing font message displayed unexpectedly when a Style is selected from Style menu.
* What's New (v6.01)
  • Changed: PDF format in the default clipboard format is turned OFF for better compatiblity with automatic baseline feature when copy&pasted into a text line of a few word processors.

  • Fixed: The baseline of Inline PICT image was not automatically aligned on Intel Macs.
  • Fixed: \mathbb, \mathcal, \mathfrak TeX styles were not maintained when a TeX expression is pasted.
* What's New (v6.0)
  • Universal Binary version. Runs fast on both Intel based Macintoshes and PowerPC Macs.
  • PDF supported for Exporting and Copying. So high quality MathMagic equations can be pasted in modern Mac OS X applications more conveniently.
  • Blackboard Bold, Calligraphic, and Fraktur styles supported from the Symbol palette and Style -> More TeX Styles sub menu. Default font "MMa Fermat" for 'Blackboard Bold', "MMa Pascal" for 'Calligraphic', "MMa Fraktur" for 'Fraktur' should be installed to display those symbols correctly. Future version will allow user to set these fonts.
  • Import/Export options dialog now adds user-selectable Clipboard format.
  • MathType MTEF annotation in MathML data can be imported.
  • Clipboard format for Copy or Cut command can be selected by user from Import/Export options dialog.
  • Editor window now displays both Template and Symbol buttons in each row for fast selection without switching.

  • Changed: Magic control key now supports control-arrow keys to navigate thru the palettes(left, right, up, down) as well as control-tab and control-shift-tab keys.

  • Fixed: MathType conversion improved, especially when more than multi colors used.
  • Fixed: Magic key of control-shift-1 or a few other UserItem items entered a series of items, which was used for internal testing purpose.
Please read Version History for more details.

* System Requirements
  • PowerPC or Intel Macintosh
  • Mac OS X 10.4 or later.
  • About 20MB of hard disk space for a 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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