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{features}Write, collaborate, and create with Overleaf

Overleaf is the collaborative LaTeX editor that anyone can use. Find out why we’re loved by beginners and TeXperts alike.

With Overleaf, working with large complex documents is no longer a daunting task.
Andrew Bennett
Andrew Bennett

Software Architect, Symplectic

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LaTeX, simplified

  • Visual Editor and Code Editor

    Switch to our Visual Editor to edit without writing code. Switch back to Code Editor anytime to see the code behind your writing.
  • Tables and figures with the click of a button

    Whether you’re working in Visual Editor or Code Editor, our toolbar lets you add figures and tables, and easily format text.
  • Templates for everything

    Our range of free templates and example projects mean you don’t have to start from scratch.
  • No setup, installation, or package management

    Our online editor is setup and ready to go the minute you log in.
Collaborative edits and commenting in Overleaf

Seamless collaboration

  • Project sharing

    Share your project via a link or add collaborators directly by email.
  • Simultaneous editing, commenting, and chat

    Multiple people can edit and comment on shared LaTeX documents simultaneously and take advantage of in-document chat to discuss changes as they go.
  • Real-time track changes Premium

    See your collaborators’ edits in real time and easily identify what they’ve changed.
  • Project history and version control Premium

    Easily review changes to your project over time. Compare, label, and download different versions.
An example of Overleaf’s advanced reference search allowing users to search .bib files within a LaTeX project.

Hassle-free scientific and technical writing

  • Powered by LaTeX for perfect formatting

    LaTeX’s powerful typesetting capabilities mean you can focus on your writing without worrying about the layout.
  • Better bibliographies and citations

    Easily manage your bibliographies, citations, and cross-referencing with LaTeX or use our integrations with Mendeley or Zotero.
  • Symbol palette Premium

    Insert math symbols into your document with the click of a button.
  • Advanced reference search Premium

    Find your references simply—search by author, title, year, or journal.

{integrations}Connect your favorite tools Premium

Whether you want to edit your project in GitHub, use your Zotero bibliography, or sync with Dropbox, Overleaf integrates with tools you already use and love.


{templates}Get started with a template

From publisher-approved research article templates to business proposals, and so much more.

Select from an array of journal templates and submit directly from Overleaf.

Templates to help you tackle the most important piece of work you’ll produce as a student.

Make the right first impression with our popular range of CV templates.


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