updated 10:35 pm EDT, Wed August 20, 2008
MathType 6 equation editor
Design Science says its released a "major upgrade" to its professional equation editor that includes support for Mac OS X 10.5. Tex/LaTeX document preparation for high-quality typesetting. WIdely used in the academic and scientific communities, the app allows users to include mathematical notation in printed documents, presentations and web pages.
The update also includes additional symbols, templates and fonts and an "Insert Symbol" dialog box to help users quickly locate a particular symbol. Uses can copy from -- or add to -- Wikipedia's thousands of pages of mathematical equations. MathType works with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel, and also supports QuarkXPress and Adobe InDesign.
Math Type 9.0 is a Universal Binary app requiring Mac OS X 10.3.9 or later, and is available for $100. Upgrades cost $50, and academic versions are also available.