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Written by Stefan Kottwitz   
Friday, 21 June 2013 22:14

TeX Live 2013 has been released. TeX Live is a comprehensive TeX and LaTeX system running on Windows, Mac OS X, Linux and other Unix operating systems. For Mac OS X, a special version MacTeX 2013 is available.

Some of the changes to TeX Live 2012:

  • The top-level texmf/ directory has been merged into texmf-dist/.
  • MetaPost provides native support for PNG output and IEEE double floating-point support has been added.
  • XeTeX has been significantly updated with Graphite2, HarfBuzz and Core Text on the Mac.
  • LuaTeX now bases on Lua 5.2 and contains a new library pdfscanner for processing external PDF pages.
  • xdvi now renders with FreeType instead of t1lib.
  • microtype supports protrusion with XeTeX and LuaTeX and font expansion plus tracking for the latter.
  • tlmgr works better with with multiple repositories.

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