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[Math+Magic]™ Personal Edition for Mac

MathMagic Personal Edition v8.05
Date of Release: June 16, 2012

Thank you for choosing MathMagic, the ultimate equation editor on the planet!

MathMagic Personal Edition is a stand-alone equation editor application for editing any mathematical expressions and symbols with easy-to-use graphical interface and various powerful features. MathMagic Personal Edition works well with any word processors, presentation software like Keynote or PowerPoint, DTP layout software like Adobe InDesign or QuarkXPress.

This page contains the latest information regarding the current version of MathMagic Personal Edition.

* Key Features

Click here to see the key features of MathMagic Personal Edition.

* Notice

* What's New (v8.05)
  • Changed: "MathMagic User Data" folder renamed separately for Lite, Personal, and Pro Edition.
  • Changed: Buttons and messages refined for Install and Activate Fonts in the missing fonts dialog, usually displayed when first launched.

  • Fixed: "MMVariable" font had some incorrect code mapping for Integral symbols and a few other fence symbols. Revised MMVariable.otf v3.2 is included.
  • Fixed: shift-return did not convert Greek or Symbol characters in the stream if already inserted as a Symbol character.
  • Fixed: Reading equations with some Japanese characters not worked.
  • Fixed: When multiple math expressions are in a LaTeX file, some unexpected expressions are converted and opened in a separate window if multiple conversion is turned on.

* What's New (v8.04)
  • Changed: The default vertical alignment value for Fences when imported from Plain TeX source changed to the current default setting value

  • Fixed: The first Copy took a while right after launching MathMagic if PDF clipboard format was selected.
  • Fixed: A few LaTeX symbol names added and fixed.

* What's New (v8.03)
  • Added: MathJax rendering is supported for MathML output in HTML format, from Import/Export Options dialog - MathML tab.

  • Fixed: Matrix horizontal and vertical lines are better handled as a table when exporting/importing MathML.
  • Fixed: Size unit was missing in some places when exporting in MathML format.
  • Fixed: Sum and Integrals in LaTeX were imported with a blank box.
  • Fixed: Default setting values of Fence Alignment, Template Alignment and other alignments were not saved after Quit.
  • Fixed: Some template and symbol buttons could not be registered to the UserItem Toolbar.

* What's New (v8.02)
  • Changed: Some buttons and palettes are retouched.
  • Changed: A few default settings changed.

  • Fixed: Crashes while opening an equation if Left or Right Harpoon Accent was used with direct drawing option.
  • Fixed: Applying a font from the Main Toolbar to the current selection did not work in v8.01 build.
  • Fixed: Can open some lightly damaged files better.

* What's New (v8.01)
  • Added: Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion compatible.
  • Added: Batch Conversion dialog adds 'PDF' format option for the Readable file formats.

  • Changed: A few Define Spacing values changed from the Factory setting.
  • Changed: A couple items in the Fence template rearranged.

  • Fixed: MMCenturyNew font in the Factory Setting Style was not recognized for Italic and Bold faces.
  • Fixed: MMa Pascal font was missing in the automatic activation list.

* What's New (v8.0)
  • Added: Compatibility with Apple iBooks Author and other applications that are supported by Drag and Drop or Copy and Paste in PDF format. Also supports re-editing of equations by dragging or pasting back to MathMagic window.
  • Added: User can select the way that Vector Accents with arrows and harpoon is displayed - Font based Glyph vs. Drawing arrows directly for Accents, from Preferences dialog - Shape pane.
  • Added: Right-button clicking on a Template or Symbol toolbar button detaches its pop-up palette as a floating window.
  • Added: "Show Current Character Info" item added to View menu to display the detailed character info of the current Cursor location on the top right corner of the current window.
  • Added: New options for compact MathMagic mmf data annotation added to LaTeX and MathML tabs in Import/Export Options dialog.
  • Added: View rate for the current editor window can be increased or decreased by mouse scrolling while holding down option key by 100% step. Shift-option mouse wheel changes the view rate by 10%.
  • Added: Fence, Fraction, Radical, and other templates have new additional templates or rearranged for a better usability.
  • Added: More than 40 new symbols added to Symbol palettes and some symbol palettes are rearranged.
  • Added: Copy As PDF command added to Edit menu and Contextual popup menu.
  • Added: Export and Copy rates (50~800%) support for PDF format as well.
  • Added: PNG format is also copied to the clipboard when "PNG & JPEG format" is selected for the Clipboard format.
  • Added: New Web Color mode added to the Color window as a new color type for easier web compatible color picking.
  • Added: Copying in MathType compatible format supported in the Import/Export Options - Clipboard format options.

  • Changed: Default Fonts in the Factory setting Style changed: MMTimes to MMCenturyNew, MMGreek to MMCenturyOldGreek.
  • Changed: Drawing improved for Arrow heads and Harpoon heads.
  • Changed: Strike Thru Overhang for Negates now accepts negative value as well to reduce the length of strike thru line.
  • Changed: A few function names(Im, Pr, Re) are better recognized as a normal word where Function name is not appropriate.
  • Changed: The editor window can be reduced to a much smaller size.
  • Changed: Shortcut key for 'Plain' style is changed to shift-cmd-P.
  • Changed: cmd-K or cmd-T shortcut keys(followed by a char) now works better with some European keyboard layouts, by supporting shift-cmd-K or shift-cmd-T followed by a non-shift character to offer the same shift-keyed character effect.

  • Fixed: Floating windows were not updated after a dialog window was displayed in some cases.
  • Fixed: Default Accent font face was forced to inherit from its base character even if the face was not available for the Accent font.
  • Fixed: Math Default Style command under Style menu did not set Number style correctly.
  • Fixed: When checking the latest Update automatically, MathMagic did not recognize the Proxy setting if a Proxy server was used in the network.

  • Many other minor changes and fixes.

Please read the Version History for more details.

* System Requirements
  • Intel Macintosh
    (Universal Binary version for PowerPC available separately)
  • Mac OS X 10.4 or later, including 10.8 Mountain Lion.
  • About 30MB of hard disk space for a complete installation

* What is MathMagic, or [Math+Magic]™

MathMagic is an Equation editor for all users ranging from novices, students, teachers, higher education, and to the high-end desktop publishers.
It provides you with very easy user interface and yet powerful features in making equations. You can create every imaginable form of mathematical expressions with MathMagic easily and quickly.

MathMagic is available in a few different configurations:
  • MathMagic Pro Edition for Adobe InDesign™ 2.0 ~ CS5.5
  • MathMagic Pro Edition for QuarkXPress™ 6.1 ~ 9.x
  • MathMagic Prime Edition for large publishers
  • MathMagic Personal Edition
  • MathMagic Lite Edition (Free)

Fully functional Trial versions are available for downloading at:

  • Trial version can be switched to a full version when a serial number is entered into the authorization dialog. There is no separate installer or application for Trial version. One same regular installer and its installed application works as a trial mode if you do not enter a valid serial number.

* Pricing
  • Regular Full version: US$69.00.
    • With 2-year free upgrade: $89.00
    • 2-Month subscription License: $20.00
    • 6-Month subscription License: $30.00
  • Academic Full version: US$49.00.
    • With 2-year free upgrade: $69.00
    • 2-Month subscription License: $20.00
    • 6-Month subscription License: $30.00
  • Multi-user pricing info available here.
For the full pricing list, please visit our online store. For the site licensing or volume order, please contact us at

* History of Older Versions
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