CMacTeX is an integrated suite of programs for implementing TeX on
Macintosh OS X and Classic OS. It can be configured
to work in an integrated fashion with the popular Macintosh
editors BBEdit, TextWrangler, and Alpha. It is compatible with the version of TeX
found on most Unix systems and is based on the 2008 TeXLive distribution.
OS X version of CMacTeX 4.5
(cmactex45.dmg.zip, 40 MB) This archive contains everything
included with CMacTeX except MacGhostView. Two sets of programs are included.
The universal binaries run natively on either PowerPC or Intel
Macs with OS X 10.4 or later. The PowerPC binaries run under OS X 10.2 through 10.6.
Classic version of CMacTeX 4.5
(cmactex45.sit.bin, 48 MB) This archive contains everything
included with CMacTeX except MacGhostView. The binaries in this
download are classic binaries and run under OS 7.5 through 9.2.
Included in this download are MPW tools for running TeX inside
the Macintosh Programmer's Workshop. This version also runs under emulation
The User's Guide
to CMacTeX 4.5 contains all the information you need to install and run CMacTeX.
Please read it.
To complete the installation of CMacTeX, go to the
MacGhostview web page and download
MacGhostView 5.1. Users of the classic version of CMacTeX should download MacGhostView 3.2.
Last updated: December 2014