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TeXPortal is a user friendly minimalistic TeX/LaTeX/ConTeXt compiler for Android, supporting major TeX engines such as TeX, pdfTeX, XeTeX, LuaTeX, BibTeX, etc. TeXPortal automatically fixes common TeX issues such as missing packages to save you time.

Example usage: To compile sample ConTeXt document from Wikipedia (see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ConTeXt), follow the steps:
(i) install package [context],
(ii) reload context fonts,
(iii) compile with ConTeXt.
To compile sample XeLaTeX document from Wikipedia:
(i) install package [xetex libertine],
(ii) compile with XeLaTeX,
(iii) generate font cache,
(iv) compile again.

For more information, trouble shooting or usage tips, please visit http://lameandroidhero.bitbucket.org/texportal.html If you run into problem, don't hesitate to contact us via email.

Recently changed in this version

* Support EXTERNAL SD card in Android 5.0: use button "Grant storage permission" on the action panel, pick the external SD card folder to grant the app access to it. Note that this is only applicable on Android 5.0 Lollipop; 4.4.x Kitkat users have no choice but only compile files on INTERNAL sdcard.
* Make the action panel bigger for 720dp screens

Comments and ratings for TeXPortal
  • (75 stars)

    by Alkeos Souyoul on 29/11/2014

    Great app!!!

  • (75 stars)

    by Sergio Loaiza on 04/11/2014

    I used this app since its beginning and it is not cost-effective for the users, because the developers are not consistent with every release and tend to improvise with the upgrades. Once, the app was removed by developers from Play Store for trivial reasons. It is a good project, but with a limited support for a relatively high cost app.

  • (75 stars)

    by Roro Feli on 20/08/2014

    amazing, installing this, fix the "texportal is not installed" bug in texpert (this bug ocurs me with free version). Any way , in combination with texpert its by far the best latex suit in all android, totally worth it (even if i dont eat two days for the price :p )

  • (75 stars)

    by Marciano Siniscalchi on 07/06/2014

    I can't say enough good things about this app/project. You get the whole texlive distro onb your phone or tablet (or, in my case, phablet).

  • (75 stars)

    by Sebastian Wilzbach on 15/04/2014


  • (75 stars)

    by Matthew Cushman on 16/03/2014

    TeXPortal is essentially a fully functional TeX installation on your device. Think of it as MikTeX or similar, except easier to use, and on your phone or tablet. Along with Texpert for editing and previewing, this is one of the three or so apps that is absolutely mandatory if you write math and own an android. It downloads packages from ctan automatically. So far I have not managed to find a

  • (75 stars)

    by Kirill Kogan on 24/01/2014

    Amazing application; must to have for anyone that deals with TeX.

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