Frequently Asked Questions
UBC Mathematics: MathNet FAQ [WinEdt and TeXnicCenter]

UBC Mathematics: MathNet FAQ [WinEdt and TeXnicCenter]

Question: Where can I find WinEdt?
Author: Thê´ Hà
Date: Oct. 17, 2006

WinEdt is a popular shareware application (IDE: Integrated Development Environment) for the authoring of TeX/LaTeX documents.

WinEdt requires licensing in order to avoid the software from popping up frequent reminders. The cost to license 200+ users is prohibitive, so a single license version was installed on the standalone PCs located in our public computer labs: MATH201, MATHX1108 and AUDX135.

Our public Windows servers that allow multi-users access from our thin client terminals (i.e. terminal service host Beetle and LadyBug) also have WinEdt installed. This WinEdt version 5.4 works as of Oct 24 2006.

For those who don't want to pay, we recommend the use of TeXnicCenter, an open software package for development of LaTeX documents. The software's home page is written in German, but there are English documentation on its usage.