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Overleaf - LaTeX: Home

Introduction

LaTeX is a writing and editing software system used to prepare documents. This tool is often used by researchers to write more technical documents; however, it can be used by anyone to produce any kind of work. The output produced by LaTeX is of high quality, which makes your work look polished and professional.

Overleaf is an online collaborative LaTeX editor. You can add collaborators to your document so that you can work together on projects. With a free or personal Overleaf account, you can add one collaborator to your document. You can add 10 collaborators with a collaborator-level account and an unlimited number of collaborators with a professional account.

Why use Overleaf?

There are many LaTeX editors that can be installed on your computer; however, Overleaf is a cloud-based platform, which makes it easy to use in several respects. There are advantages to using an online LaTeX editor, one of which is that your work is protected in case of damages to your computer. In addition, the LaTeX editor in Overleaf provides the following benefits:

  • No installation required
  • Access your documents from any location
  • Share your document easily with collaborators
  • Generate a pdf of your document, including your bibliography, with a single click
  • Ability to use official journal templates and direct submission links for a range of journals