Convert PDFs to Word, LaTeX, HTML, and Markdown

Mathpix Snip Editor converts scientific PDFs to editable formats like MS Word, HTML, Markdown, and LaTeX fast. Gone are the days of important research being trapped in uneditable PDFs.

Works on PDFs containing math, tables, and figures
Works on 2-column PDFs
Optimized for scientific papers
Edit files in-app or export to your favorite tool

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 2 columns

2-column PDFs

Converts the 2-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

    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.

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  • Convert 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.

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  • Convert PDF to HTML

    Convert PDFs to HTML to perfectly display your scientific content as a web page.

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  • 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.

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

A diagram showing PDF conversion type outputs

1. Drag or upload your PDF into the Mathpix Snip Notes Editor.

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

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

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Make PDFs editable and shareable

Edit and share your documents right in the app with a Mathpix-hosted public link for web- and mobile-friendly reading.

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Convert local PDF files right from the command line

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

Use the Mathpix OCR API to convert PDFs to alternative formats. This easy-to-implement API integrates into your bulk document conversion workflow or app. Mathpix OCR API 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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