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The MacTeX-2020 Distribution

The current distribution is MacTeX-2020
This distribution requires Mac OS 10.13, High Sierra, or higher and runs on Intel and Arm processors.
For more information on MacTeX for arm machines, see About Arm

To download, click MacTeX Download.

You can also install TeX Live 2020 using the TeX Live Unix Install Script.
This method supports MacOS 10.6, Snow Leopard, and higher and runs on Intel and Arm processors.
To download, click Unix Download.

To Obtain Older Versions of MacTeX If You Are Running Mac OS 10.3 through 10.12, click here

To download the smaller BasicTeX, click Smaller Download.

For suggestions on keeping TeX up to date, go to Update Schedule.

The link below leads to other optional download packages:
MacTeXtras: optional pieces

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

Mac-specific Complications
Policy on Supported Systems
New Features in MacTeX-2020 and TeX Live 2020
About Shell Escape and Installing Fonts

Just what is TeX?
Downloading Issues
About MacTeX
The MacTeX Installer
What's in the MacTeX package
TeX Live Utility
cocoAspell homepage and cocoAspell project
  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
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Acknowledgments ...

Happy TeXing on Mac OS X !

MacTeX Installer Support