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The MacTeX-2012 Distribution
[ for Mac OS 10.5, 10.6, 10.7, and 10.8 --- PPC and Intel ]

The current distribution is MacTeX-2012
This distribution requires Mac OS 10.5 Leopard or higher; see links below for Mac OS 10.3 or 10.4.

To obtain the distribution, click the link below.
[ approximately 3.2G - 17 April 2018 ]
[ Download with Safari strongly recommended ]

Once you have the package, double click it to install.
If the previous link fails, use one of the specific sites on this mirror page.
MacTeX-2012 is also available via the torrent network.

The two links below lead to other optional download packages:
MacTeXtras.zip [ 400M - 20 March 2019 ]
MacTeXtras is also available via the torrent network.
Smaller Packages [ for users with slow download speed ]

The MacTeX Installer on the TeX Collection DVD for 2012 has a bug.

For an explanation and fix, DVD Bug Fix

for help and information on what is installed
please check the links in this box

New Features in MacTeX-2012 and TeX Live 2012
About Shell Escape and Installing Fonts in TeXLive 2012
[ Click Here If You Are Running Mac OS 10.3 or 10.4 ]

Just what is TeX?
Downloading Issues
About MacTeX
The MacTeX Installer
What's in the MacTeX package
TeX Live Utility
  MacTeXtras: optional pieces
Multiple TeX Distributions
Trying out TeX
Getting Help
Frequently Asked Questions
The Font Cache Bug in Mac OS X

Welcome to TeX! Now What?
Welcome to MacTeX! Now What
[ click on image ]

Acknowledgments ...

Happy TeXing on Mac OS X !

MacTeX Installer Support
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