General

1. What is MiKTeX?
2. Is there a home page?
3. Which Windows version is required for running MiKTeX?
4. Which macOS version is required for running MiKTeX?
5. Which Linux version is required for running MiKTeX?
6. Am I allowed to redistribute MiKTeX?
7. Am I allowed to sell MiKTeX?

1.

What is MiKTeX?

MiKTeX is an implementation of TeX & Friends for Windows, macOS and Linux.

2.

Is there a home page?

Yes. The official project page is https://miktex.org/.

3.

Which Windows version is required for running MiKTeX?

MiKTeX requires one of the following Windows operating systems:

  • Windows 10

  • Windows 8.1

  • Windows 8

  • Windows 7

  • Windows Server 2012 R2

  • Windows Server 2008 R2

4.

Which macOS version is required for running MiKTeX?

MiKTeX requires one of the following macOS operating systems:

  • macOS Sierra

  • OS X El Capitan

  • OS X Yosemite

5.

Which Linux version is required for running MiKTeX?

MiKTeX requires one of the following Linux operating systems:

  • tbd

6.

Am I allowed to redistribute MiKTeX?

The MiKTeX distribution is a conglomerate of many components. To the best of my knowledge, all components meet the requirements of the Debian Free Software Guidelines. This means that MiKTeX may be freely used, copied, modified, and redistributed.

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7.

Am I allowed to sell MiKTeX?

Yes, as long as you honor the licenses of the MiKTeX components. For example, many of the components are licensed under the GPL, which requires you to make their source code available.