General

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

1.

What is MiKTeX?

MiKTeX is a complete TeX system for Windows.

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 2.9 requires one of the following Windows operating systems:

  • Windows 8

  • Windows 7

  • Windows Vista with Service Pack 2 (all editions except Starter Edition)

  • Windows XP with Service Pack 3 (all editions except Starter Edition)

  • Windows Server 2008 R2

  • Windows Server 2008 with Service Pack 2

  • Windows Server 2003 R2

  • Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack 2

4.

Am I allowed to redistribute MiKTeX?

The MiKTeX distribution is a conglomerate of many software packages. To the best of my knowledge, all packages 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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