Scanner App for Math and Science

Mathpix Snip digitizes handwritten or printed text, and copies outputs to the clipboard that can be pasted into LaTeX editors like Overleaf, Markdown editors like Typora, Microsoft Word, and more.

Stop using complicated math editors or typing out complex LaTeX code by hand. Download Snip and get more done.

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    “If I had known about Mathpix earlier, perhaps I would have had enough time to work out the Grand Unified Theory.”

    Albert Einstein

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    “When I lost my .tex file to the Principia, I was devastated. Mathpix helped me effortlessly use equations from the Principia in my new work. I now have more time to stand beneath trees and get hit by apples.”

    Isaac Newton

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    “Mathpix's AI definitely passes this Turing test!”

    Alan Turing


Use Snip with your favorite editing environment

Snip supports image to LaTeX, image to Microsoft Word, image to TSV (for spreadsheet software), and more.

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  • Using Snip with Overleaf

    Snip is a LaTeX app first, which means it has great compatibility with any LaTeX editor, like Overleaf. Snip can convert images into LaTeX for inline equations, block mode equations, and numbered equations. Snip also supports some text mode LaTeX, like the tabular environment.

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  • Using Snip with Microsoft Word

    Snip also supports another syntax called MathML that works great with Microsoft Word. Just copy the MS Word format and paste it directly into your .doc file! Inserting math into MS Word documents has never been easier.

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  • Using Snip with Microsoft Excel

    Snip can be used to digitize images of spreadsheets into TSV (tab-separated values) format, which can be pasted directly into any spreadsheet software, like Mircosoft Excel and Google Sheets. This feature is super convenient for extracting tabular data from PDFs and images.

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  • Using Snip with Notion

    With Snip, it has never been easier to get complicated equations into WYSIWYG editors like Notion and Typora, since they support inserting LaTeX! Snip supports all the formats needed to use these apps for scientific documents, all you have to do is copy and paste.

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Supported output formats

You can use Snip for more than just LaTeX. Snips supports many additional formats like Microsoft Word Equation, MathML, Asciimath, TSV, HTML and more.


Example equation
\begin{aligned} \text { Let } I &=\int \frac{\ln (\tan x)}{\cos ^{2} x} d x \\ &=\int \sec ^{2} x \cdot \ln (\tan x) d x \end{aligned}

MS Word

Example equation
<math xmlns="" display="block"> <msubsup> <mrow> <mo data-mjx-texclass="OP">∫</mo> </mrow> ... <mn>2</mn> </mrow> </msup> <mi>d</mi> <mi>x</mi> <mo>=</mo> <mn>1</mn> </math>


Example equation
([ct^(')],[x^(')],[y^(')], [z^(')])=([gamma,-gamma beta,0,0],[-gamma beta, gamma,0,0],[0,0,1,0],[0,0, 0,1])([ct],[x],[y],[z])


Example equation
f is even f is odd n is even f^(n) is even f^(n) is even n is odd f^(n) is even f^(n) is odd


Example equation
<svg xmlns="http://ww" width= "29.277ex" height="10.957 ex" role="img" focusable= "false" viewBox="0 -2671.5 12940.6 4843" style="ver tical-align: -4.913ex;"> ...</svg>


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Example equation
<math xmlns="" display="block"> <msubsup> <mrow> <mo data-mjx-texclass="OP">∫</mo> </mrow> ... <mn>2</mn> </mrow> </msup> <mi>d</mi> <mi>x</mi> <mo>=</mo> <mn>1</mn> </math>


Example equation
<table id="tabular"> <tbody> <tr style="border-top: none !important; border-bottom: none !important;"> <td style="text-align: center; border-left-style: solid !important; border-left-width: 1px !important; border-right-style: solid !important; border-right-width: 1px !important; border-bottom-style: solid !important; border-bottom-width: 1px !important; border-top-style: solid !important; border-top-width: 1px !important; width: auto; vertical-align: middle; " class="_empty"></td> <td style="text-align: center; border-right-style: solid !important; border-right-width: 1px !important; border-bottom-style: solid !important; border-bottom-width: 1px !important; border-top-style: solid !important; border-top-width: 1px !important; width: auto; vertical-align: middle; "><span class="math-inline "><mathml style="display: none"><math xmlns=""> <mi>f</mi> ... </tr> </tbody> </table>

For more information about supported output formats and compatibility, visit our Snip User Guide.

Recognition features & supported image types

Snip can very accurately convert images of simple and complicated printed and handwritten math, text, and tables.

Snip can also digitize printed foreign languages like Hindi, Chinese, Japanese, and Russian.


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English Text & Handwriting

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You can find more examples of images that Snip can digitize accurately in the User Guide.

Snip to digitize or Snip to search, solve, and graph

Snip can do more than just digitize images into LaTeX and other useful formats.

You can search the web with an image of an equation, graph simple equations, and solve arithmetic, matrices, and more.

Snip an equation and convert it to LaTeX instantly.
Snip an equation and search the web.
Snip an equation and graph it.
Snip an equation and solve it.

Individual and Organizational plans

Choose the plan that’s right for you!

  • Mathpix Free

    Best plan for most users


    per month

    • 50 snips
  • Student

    Best plan for students


    per month

    • 100 snips
    • Must sign up with your school email
  • Mathpix Pro

    Great for STEM professionals!


    per month

    • Unlimited snips
      Cancel anytime
  • Organizations

    For departments, schools, and companies.


    per month

    • First 2 users included
      3-49 Users: $4.49 / user
      50+ Users: $3.99 / user
      Centralized user management
      Cancel anytime
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    “I tested AWS Textract, Azure Computer Vision, and Google Cloud Vision and Mathpix snip actually came out way ahead.”

    Nathan Graham

    Director at Whiting School of Engineering, Johns Hopkins
  • Physicist and Prof. Sean Carroll
    “This is changing my life. Mathpix's "Snip" will let you screenshot an equation, and it will return the LaTeX code. Works passably on handwriting, and nearly flawlessly on pdf equations.”

    Sean Carroll

    Physicist, Caltech Professor & Author of
    Something Deeply Hidden
  • Jim Fruchterman, CEO of Benetech
    “A new product Mathpix, seems to be more accurate than InftyReader!”

    Jim Fruchterman

    CEO, Benetech