Is there a way to download the older MacTeX-2011? I am transitioning to a new mac and would prefer to have both MacTeX2011 and the 2012 version available. I thought I was in luck when I found the the page: http://www.tug.org/mactex/2011, but sadly the link does not work and neither do the mirrors.
Welcome to TeX - LaTeX Stack Exchange
TeX - LaTeX is a question and answer site for users of TeX, LaTeX, ConTeXt, and related typesetting systems, people who love to create well-structured and beautifully typeset documents. It's built and run by you as part of the Stack Exchange network of Q&A sites.
With your help, we're working together to build a library of detailed answers to every question related to TeX.
We're a little bit different from other sites. Here's how:
Ask questions, get answers, no distractions
This site is all about getting answers. It's not a discussion forum. There's no chit-chat.
Good answers are voted up and rise to the top.
The best answers show up first so that they are always easy to find.
The person who asked can mark one answer as "accepted".
Accepting doesn't mean it's the best answer, it just means that it worked for the person who asked.
How to download MacTeX 2011 now that MacTex 2012 is available
You could try downloading using BitTorrent. The MacTeX 2011 torrent file is still online.
Get answers to practical, detailed questions
Focus on questions about an actual problem you have faced. Include details about what you have tried and exactly what you are trying to do.
- Formats like LaTeX, ConTeXt and plain TeX
- Engines like pdfTeX, LuaTeX and XeTeX
- Distributions like TeX Live, MiKTeX, and MacTeX
- Related software and tools, BibTeX, MakeIndex, Lyx, etc.
Not all questions work well in our format. Avoid questions that are primarily opinion-based, or that are likely to generate discussion rather than answers.
Questions that need improvement may be closed until someone fixes them.
Don't ask about...
- Anything not directly related to TeX, LaTeX or related typesetting systems
- Questions that are primarily opinion-based
- Questions with too many possible answers or that would require an extremely long answer
You earn reputation when people vote on your posts
Your reputation score goes up when others vote up your questions, answers and edits.
As you earn reputation, you'll unlock new privileges like the ability to vote, comment, and even edit other people's posts.
|125||Vote down (costs 1 rep on answers)|
At the highest levels, you'll have access to special moderation tools. You'll be able to work alongside our community moderators to keep the site focused and helpful.
|2000||Edit other people's posts|
|3000||Vote to close, reopen, or migrate questions|
|10000||Access to moderation tools|
Improve posts by editing or commenting
Our goal is to have the best answers to every question, so if you see questions or answers that can be improved, you can edit them.
Use edits to fix mistakes, improve formatting, or clarify the meaning of a post.
Unlock badges for special achievements
Badges are special achievements you earn for participating on the site. They come in three levels: bronze, silver, and gold.
Find a question to answer, or ask your own
TeX - LaTeX Stack Exchange is part of the Stack Exchange network
Like this site? Stack Exchange is a network of 118 Q&A sites just like it. Check out the full list of sites.