OCR API for STEM
Image scanning software for STEM companies. Make creating and searching STEM content easy for your end users.
Battle-tested with deep functionality, including math equations, chemical diagrams, tables, and full PDF document conversion.
Compatible with industry standards like PDFs, LaTeX, Asciimath, MathML, Markdown, HTML, and SMILES (for chemistry).
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, Symbolab, Chegg, Doubtnut, Gradescope, 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 HTTP API for image recognition
Example response & rendering:
Digitize entire PDFs
PDF's are first converted into Mathpix Markdown, from which they can be exported to DOCX / MS Word, LaTeX, and PDF. Text, diagrams, equations, and tables, are extracted from the PDF.
Extracted Mathpix Markdown
Supported image types
Use Mathpix OCR to very accurately convert images of simple and complicated printed and handwritten math, text, tables, and chemical diagrams.
We can also recognize all the world's most spoken languages like English, Vietnamese, Spanish, French, German, Hindi, Chinese, Japanese, Russian, Korean, Thai, and more.
Multiple choice questions
Printed Foreign Alphabet text
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.
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Pay As You Go
API pricing by route
We price differently based on which endpoints are used. Usage tiers serve as a volume discount.
Process image (v3/text)
Process strokes (v3/strokes)
Process equation image (v3/latex)
Process batch (v3/batch)*
Get results (v3/ocr-results)
*Note: each item in a batch request counts as one request
Process PDF (v3/pdf)