Convert PDF to LaTeX

Mathpix Snip converts scientific PDFs to editable LaTeX files in minutes.

Works on PDFs containing math, tables, and figures
Works on two-column PDFs
Optimized for scientific papers
Easy exporting to Overleaf in seconds

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.

How to convert PDF to LaTeX

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. Click "Export" -> "LaTeX" 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

Our PDF to LaTeX conversion tools

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 LaTeX and other useful formats like DOCX, Markdown, and HTML.

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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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Read PDFs

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

PDF reader
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Search PDFs

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

PDF search
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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 math from PDF
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Convert PDFs from your browser

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

Chrome Extension for PDF 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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