Is there a libsynctex package shipped as a part of MacTex?

Ettore Aldrovandi ealdrov at
Mon May 18 01:34:25 CEST 2020

> On May 17, 2020, at 18:29, Adam R. Maxwell via tex-live <tex-live at> wrote:
>> On May 17, 2020, at 14:37 , Karl Berry <karl at> wrote:
>> Does any pure viewer make use of synctex? I don't know. TeXShop does,
>> but it is an editor, so the "source line" concept makes more sense
>> there.
> Skim uses it, but it compiles the synctex source in the application.
> Back when I actually used LaTeX, it worked well to sync with TextMate.

On MacOS, it works very well with Emacs (Aquamacs, Emacs-Mac, etc.) too.


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