Why Upgrade?

Reason #1: To get the latest features, bug fixes, and compatibility changes for new versions of Microsoft Office and other applications

While MathType is a mature product that has been around for over 20 years, we continually add new features to help you with your work and to keep current with your computer’s system software and the applications and websites you use MathType with. It is important that you upgrade to the latest version in order to take advantage of these enhancements.

MathType 6.9 New Features:

Here are some of the major new features in MathType 6.9. To learn more about them, visit our Full Feature List.

  • Now supports Microsoft Office 2016 and Office 365:
    • Office 2016 and Office 365: MathType 6.9 is fully compatible with Office 2016 and Office 365 installed on Windows 7 and 8 computers.
    • Office 2013, 2010, 2007, 2003, and XP: MathType 6.9 is fully compatible.
    • Office Web Apps, Office Mobile, and Office RT: MathType equations cannot be edited in these Office versions but equations created in other versions of Office will display and print.
    • Office 32- and 64-bit: MathType 6.9 is compatible with both 32- and 64-bit versions of Office.
  • Compatibility with 800+ applications and websites: Google Presentations, Connexions, Desire2Learn, Stack Exchange, and 73+ other applications and websites join Microsoft Office, Apple iWork, Adobe InDesign, and hundreds of others that work with MathType! Check out Works With... to see if your applications are compatible.
  • MathPage now supports MathJax: Our MathPage™ technology now has the option to publish your Word documents as web pages with MathML equations displayed using MathJax technology.
  • Windows 10 compatibility: MathType 6.9 works on Windows 10, 8, Windows 7, Vista, and XP operating systems. MathType is not compatible with Windows RT.

MathType 6.9 equations are compatible with MathType 6.x and 5.x equations so you can continue to work with other MathType users even if they haven't upgraded yet. When you upgrade to MathType 6.9 any changes you've made in your installed version of MathType, including keyboard shortcuts, toolbars, preferences, etc. will be retained.