# latex-base – Base sources of LaTeX

This bundle comprises the source of LaTeX itself, together with several packages which are considered ‘part of the kernel’. This bundle, together with the required packages, constitutes what every LaTeX distribution should contain.

Sources | `/macros/latex/base` |

Documentation | |

Version | 2020-10-01-PL4 |

Licenses | The LaTeX Project Public License 1.3c |

Copyright | 1989–2020 The LaTeX3 Project et al. |

Maintainer | The LaTeX Team Frank Mittelbach |

TDS archive | `latex-base.tds.zip` |

Contained in | TeX Live as latex MiKTeX as ltxbase |

Topics | Class Format |

Download the contents of this package in one zip archive (26.8M).

## Announcements

- 2021-01-09 CTAN Update: latex-base
- 2021-01-01 CTAN update: latex-base
- 2020-02-29 CTAN Update: latex-base

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