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I'm using TeXShop on Mac. I will need to co-operate with a Windows user. What LaTeX distribution or package shall he install to

  • be able compile my TeXShop LaTeX files without the need to install LaTeX extensions, and
  • have an integrated editor - LaTeX build environment?
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Yes, many thanks, TeXWorks will be the solution! I'll upvote your answers when I reach sufficient reputation. – winerd Sep 28 '12 at 8:33
Glad I could help. Next time just post the question at TeX.SE. I think you'll find the group there extremely helpful -- I certainly have. – Peter Grill Sep 28 '12 at 8:43
Welcome to TeX.sx! Your question was migrated here from another stackexchange site (stackoverflow.com). – Stephen Oct 6 '12 at 8:48
I'm facing the same problem now. Unfortunately, TeXworks doesn't have a native OS X user interface… I have yet to have found any good cross-platform alternatives though… – jocap Aug 22 '13 at 10:30
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TeXShop does not run on Windows. So if you want to use the same editor on both machines you could use TeXworks which runs on both Mac and PC.

I too for the sake of compatibility stuck with TeXworks on both platforms when I started my ventures into LaTeX, but since then have moved to TeXShop on my mac. The initial move was due to the built in spell checker.

A very comprehensive list of editors/IDE's can be found at:

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