For Immediate Release
MathType 6.5 for Windows is Now Shipping
New version designed to work with hundreds of
education and scientific software applications and websites
LONG BEACH, Calif. — December 2, 2008
— Design Science today announced the release of MathType™ 6.5 for Windows, a new
version designed to work with a wide variety of education and scientific
applications and websites. The company introduced its Equations Everywhere
initiative, hosting the MathType Interoperability Registry on
its website, a listing of several hundred popular educational and scientific
applications and websites that MathType now works with. 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 quite
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% of submitted manuscripts containing mathematical notation are Microsoft
Word documents with MathType or Equation Editor equations.
MathType is US $57 for academic users, $97 for
non-academic users; upgrades are US $37 for academic users, $49 for non-academic
users. Anyone can download MathType from the Design Science website and try it
free for 30 days.
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.
For more information please visit
+1 (562) 432-2920
Design Science, Inc.
140 Pine Avenue, 4th Floor
Long Beach, CA 90802