OCR API for Math and Science
Image scanning software for Ed Tech companies. Make math equation entry easy for end users.
Compatible with industry standards like LaTeX, Asciimath, MathML, and Markdown.
Battle-tested with deep functionality, including text, handwritten text, chemical equations, tables, and advanced math.
WHY MATHPIX OCR?
The most-trusted, fastest-innovating, limit-pushing OCR provider for STEM
Due to our exceptional accuracy and constant innovation, we are the most trusted brand for OCR among leaders in online math education, like Mathway, Microsoft, Chegg and more.
We process over 10 million images every day. Our system is battle tested and reliable with 99.9%+ uptime.
We are constantly pushing the boundaries of what is possible for image recognition while maintaining extremely low latencies.
An easy-to-implement API for image recognition
Start digitizing images of math, chemistry, and text in a matter of minutes with a simple HTTP request.
We support image URL and base64 formats.
Example response & rendering:
Supported image types
Use Mathpix OCR to very accurately convert images of simple and complicated printed and handwritten math, text, and tables.
We can also recognize printed foreign languages like Hindi, Chinese, Japanese, and Russian.
Multiple choice questions
Printed Foreign Alphabet text
Diagram (location only)
You can find more example requests and types of images that you can process with Mathpix OCR in the User Guide.
Ed Tech industry leaders trust Mathpix
Use cases for Mathpix OCR
Solving and Search Apps
With a long tail of advanced math, handwriting, and foreign language features, Mathpix OCR is the #1 choice for solving, tutoring, and search apps like Mathway, Microsoft Bing, Doubtnut, and Toppr. These apps help students of all levels around the world learn math, find tutors, and get the help that they need.
Grading and Assessment Platforms
Publishing, Bulk Digitization, Accessibility and LMS
Publishing companies use Mathpix OCR to create digital STEM educational material like online math textbooks. Accessible education companies like Benetech use Mathpix to make math and science educational materials accessible to all students.
Ready to get started?
Choose the plan that’s right for you and your team.
Monthly Pay As You Go
- $1 one-time setup fee
- First 1000 requests free
- $0.004/request (1-100K requests)
- $0.002/request (100-300K requests)
- $0.001/request (300K+ requests)
- Visualization Dashboard
- Long term contracts
- Discounted prices for high volume
- 24/7 support
- Custom recognition features