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This package was approved as a trusted package on 11/10/2017.

TeX is a typesetting system written by Donald Ervin Knuth who says that it is "intended for the creation of beautiful books - and especially for books that contain a lot of mathematics".

To install MiKTeX, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install miktex

To upgrade MiKTeX, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade miktex


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    #Install-VirtualPackage 'miktex.install' 'miktex.portable'

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Christian Schenk


Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
MiKTeX 2.9.6361 7207 Saturday, June 3, 2017 approved
MiKTeX 2.9.6326 2157 Saturday, April 29, 2017 approved
MiKTeX 2.9.6236 4134 Sunday, January 29, 2017 approved
MiKTeX 2.9.6219 1220 Thursday, January 12, 2017 approved
MiKTeX 2.9.6161.01 2168 Tuesday, November 15, 2016 approved
MiKTeX (Portable) 2.9.6161 184 Tuesday, November 15, 2016 approved
MiKTeX 2.9.6069.3 1735 Wednesday, October 12, 2016 approved
MiKTeX 2.9.6069.2 2236 Friday, September 9, 2016 approved
MiKTeX 2.9.6069.1 1035 Monday, August 22, 2016 approved
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