MathType 6.5 for Windows is now shipping

Adept Scientific (Letchworth, Herts) is pleased to announce the launch of MathType™ 6.5 for Windows from Design Science (Long Beach, California).

MathType 6.5 is designed to work with a wide variety of education and scientific applications and websites and introduces Design Science’s Equations Everywhere and Anywhere!™ initiative.  The MathType Interoperability Registry, a listing of several hundred popular educational and scientific applications and websites that MathType now works with, is hosted on its website. This new version also includes translators for Mathematica and Maple, MathML import and enables users to type TeX/LaTeX equations directly into Microsoft Word.

“Scientists, engineers and educators are now using a much wider variety of applications and websites in their work than ever before,” said Paul R Topping, Design Science’s President & CEO. “We’re excited to release a new version of MathType that works with many of these. We’re listening to our customers and adding more to the MathType Interoperability Registry as fast as we possibly can.”

In addition to Microsoft Word and PowerPoint, MathType now works with Wikipedia, Moodle, Adobe InDesign, Blackboard, QuarkXPress, Autograph, SigmaPlot, SMART Notebook and SmartDraw to name a few.

MathType has long been known as the professional version of the Equation Editor in Microsoft Office, used by millions of educators, scientists and engineers to create papers and presentations with textbook-quality equations. According to scientific and technical publishers, over 85 per cent of submitted manuscripts containing mathematical notation are Microsoft Word documents with MathType or Equation Editor equations.

About Design Science

Founded in 1986 and headquartered in Long Beach, California, Design Science develops software used by educators, scientists and publishing professionals, including MathType, Equation Editor in Microsoft Office, WebEQ, MathFlow and MathPlayer, to communicate on the web and in print.

MathType 6.5 is supplied and supported in the UK, Ireland, Germany, Austria and the Nordic countries by Adept Scientific.  Products including MathType 6.5 can be ordered online at

With offices in the UK, USA, Germany and throughout the Nordic region, Adept Scientific is one of the world’s leading suppliers of software and hardware products for research, scientific, engineering and technical applications on desktop computers.  Full details and contact information for all Adept Scientific international offices are available at; or telephone +44 (0) 203 695 7810.

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