Convert scientific PDFs

Mathpix Snip provides world's most accurate PDFs converter with advanced support for math, tables, and chemistry.

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The PDF converter with the most advanced STEM support

PDF conversion feature details

PDF conversion optimized for scientific documents

Mathpix is the only PDF converter with high-accuracy OCR features developed specifically for scientific documents like research papers

PDF with an equation


Even PhD-level math, physics, and statistics.

PDF with a table


High-accuracy for tables containing math symbols and full equations.

PDF with two columns

Two-column PDFs

Converts the two-column formatting required by many major journals.

Convert PDFs to the filetype you need

No matter how or where you edit your documents, Mathpix fits seamlessly into your workflow. Getting information out of PDFs will never be a headache ever again.

Convert PDF to Word

PDF to MS Word

The best PDF to Word (.docx) converter for math, chemistry, physics, and other STEM materials. With Mathpix, you no longer need to be a LaTeX expert to edit scientific papers.

PDF to MS Word

Convert PDF to LaTeX

PDF to LaTeX

Convert PDFs to LaTeX (as a .zip) that can then be used with any LaTeX editor. You can even convert your PDF directly to Overleaf.

PDF to LaTeX

Convert PDF to HTML


Convert PDFs to HTML to perfectly display your scientific content as a web page. Works great for converting unaccessible PDF documents to pages, which can be easily read with a screen reader.


Convert PDF to Mathpix Markdown


Convert PDFs to Mathpix Markdown, our LaTeX-enhanced flavor of Markdown optimized for STEM content. Learn more about Mathpix Markdown.


Convert PDF to plain Markdown

PDF to Markdown

We use Mathpix Markdown extensively because it is an expressive and feature-rich markup language for handling STEM documents that resolves many of the limitations of plain Markdown. However, modern LLMs are usually trained on plain Markdown, so we support MD outputs in our apps and API.

PDF to Markdown

How to convert PDFs to Word, LaTeX, Markdown, and HTML on the web

1. Drag or upload your PDF into the Mathpix Snip web editor.

2. Enter the range of pages to convert. To upload full PDF, you can leave this option blank.

3. Mathpix auto-converts it to a new document editable in the app.

4. Choose your export format in the top right corner of the page.

  • Upload a PDF
  • Select page ranges
  • PDF is being processed
  • Export your file in the needed format
  • Try it yourself

    Check out our step-by-step tutorial that guides you through the process of digitizing PDFs. Upload once, convert as many times as you want.

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Our PDF conversion tools

Read your PDFs on any device

Use our PDF reader & viewer to interact with any type of PDF file on any device.

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Digitize and search PDFs

Digitize your research PDFs using OCR to create a searchable knowledge repository.

Search PDFs
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Copy text and math from source PDF

Copy any part of a PDF in your repository in different format like LaTeX and MathML.

Select and copy PDF parts
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Convert PDFs from your browser

We provide a Chrome extension, which allows to add and digitize PDFs from your browser.

Chrome Extension for PDF cloud
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Digitize PDFs, edit, and export with Snip

Use Snip to digitize all your PDFs and read them on any device. You can also create editable documents and export them to useful formats like LaTeX, DOCX, Markdown, and HTML.

PDF features in Snip
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Manage your PDF repository in your private cloud

Use all of the PDF processing features of Snip but with a self-hosted, fully contained solution.

OCR PDFs on your private cloud.
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Convert PDFs from the command line

Our MPX CLI command line tool converts PDF files on your local machine without needing to upload them online. You can also convert between file formats like LaTeX to Word.

npm install -g @mathpix/mpx-cli mpx login npm install -g @mathpix/mpx-cli export MATHPIX_OCR_API_KEY=... mpx set-api-key ... # This will save the key in a file at # ~/.mpx/config on Linux, macOS, or Unix # C:\Users\USERNAME\.mpx\config on Windows mpx convert input-file.pdf output-file.mmd mpx convert input-file.pdf output-file.docx mpx convert input-file.pdf output-file.tex mpx convert input-file.pdf output-file.html mpx convert input-file.mmd output-file.docx mpx convert input-file.mmd output-file.tex mpx convert input-file.mmd output-file.html mpx convert input-file.mmd output-file.pdf mpx convert input-file.mmd output-file.pdf --pdf-method html
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Bulk PDF conversion using our API

Use the easy-to-implement Mathpix OCR API to convert PDFs to alternative formats like LaTeX and DOCX. Our PDF API (v3/pdf) enables document conversion at scale.

curl -X POST -H 'app_id: APP_ID' -H 'app_key: APP_KEY' -H 'Content-Type: application/json' --data '{ "url": "" }' curl --location --request POST '' --header 'app_id: APP_ID' --header 'app_key: APP_KEY' --form 'file=@"cs229-notes5.pdf"' --form 'options_json="{\"math_inline_delimiters\": [\"$\", \"$\"]}"'
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