Texmaker 5.0 Released with New Interface, PDF engine, HighDPI Support


Texmaker, an open-source LaTeX editor with integrated PDF viewer, has reached new major 5.0 release one day ago.

Texmaker 5.0 Features:

  • new and more modern interface look
  • highdpi support on windows and linux
  • a spellcheck annoying trouble on kde5 has been fixed
  • new pdf engine
  • synctex updated to 1.18
  • Qt4 support has been removed, Qt5 (>=5.7) is now required
  • updated translations.

Download / Install Texmaker 5.0:

The official .deb binary is only available for Ubuntu 17.04 (64-bit) so far due to the requirement of Qt5 >=5.7.

Grab it from the link below:

Texmaker Download page

Then click install via Ubuntu Software, Gdeb package manager, or by running command in terminal:

sudo dpkg -i ~/Downloads/texmaker_*.deb; sudo apt -f install

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