As of 2008-02-12, this project may now be found at

Add a Review
0 Downloads (This Week)
Last Update:


A plugin for Pidgin which renders LaTeX strings into images in messages in less then a second using mimeTeX or mathTeX. Many options are available, such as setting a default font size.

pidginTeX Web Site


  • Very fast (almost instant rendering)
  • Uses Mimetex (< 1MiB, no LaTeX required)
  • Many options, such as font size, color, styles

Update Notifications

Write a Review

User Reviews

Be the first to post a review of pidginTeX!

Additional Project Details

Intended Audience

Advanced End Users

Programming Language



Screenshots can attract more users to your project.
Features can attract more users to your project.

Icons must be PNG, GIF, or JPEG and less than 1 MiB in size. They will be displayed as 48x48 images.