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Overleaf is an online LaTeX and Rich Text collaborative writing and publishing tool that makes the whole process of writing, editing and publishing scientific documents much quicker and easier.

Overleaf for Authors

Real-time collaboration in your browser: The convenience of an easy-to-use WYSIWYG manuscript editor, with real-time collaboration and structured, fully typeset output produced automatically in the background as you type.

Prefer to edit directly in LaTeX? Overleaf provides a full collaborative online LaTeX editor you can switch to at any time.

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Overleaf for Institutions

Provide Overleaf Pro accounts for everyone at your institution, including all students, researchers, faculty and staff.

Your institution also benefits from a customizable resource portal, thesis templates with institutional repository submission links, teaching toolkit, member training and a real-time analytics and reporting hub.

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Overleaf for Publishers

Expand your publishing ecosystem by providing a fast, efficient route for authors to write, edit and submit their manuscripts to your journals.

Overleaf provides custom templates with incorporated author guidelines and pre-submission checks, and 1-click submission links which integrate with your existing manuscript management system to provide a simple, streamlined experience.

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I've used Overleaf in both research and teaching, and all around, Overleaf has had a very positive impact on my work. I strongly recommend it to everyone who uses LaTeX on a regular basis.

François G. Dorais, Department of Mathematics, Dartmouth College
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LaTeX on your iPad

Edit online from anywhere and on any device - Overleaf works great on your iPad, tablet and smartphone.

Make Beautiful Projects Together

Overleaf merges changes from all authors transparently, so everyone always has the latest version. Works great with the todonotes package!

Effortless Sharing

Every project you create has a secret link. Just send it to your co-authors, and they can review, comment and edit.

Real-time Preview

Overleaf compiles your project in the background — quickly tame even the most complicated equations!

Not Just Papers

Make amazing presentations with the beamer package and templates! The preview also helps with complicated tables, tikz figures and pgfplots graphs.

Find Errors Fast

Overleaf shows you errors & warnings as you go, so you can catch them early. We show you them inline; you don't have to find them in the LaTeX log.

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The Times Higher Education Magazine

18 AUG 2016

Overleaf featured in the Times Higher Education Magazine

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The Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) and Overleaf

16 MAY 2016

New partnership between Overleaf and The Royal Society of Chemistry

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Red Herring Top 100 Europe Winner 2016

18 APR 2016

Overleaf chosen as a 2016 Red Herring Top 100 Europe Winner

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Overleaf founders John Hammersley and John Lees-Miller receiving the ALPSP award

10 SEP 2015

Overleaf Highly Commended at ALPSP Awards 2015

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