CTAN Comprehensive TeX Archive Network

Directory language/vietnamese/vntex



Vn adds support for Vietnamese to plain and . It provides macro packages and several fonts extended to support Vietnamese.


The author of Vn is Hàn Thế Thành.


The URW Type 1 fonts are copyrighted under the GNU GPL, .map files are public domain, varioref-vi.sty is under LGPL, Vntopia fonts are under the Adobe Utopia license agreement, all other files are under LPPL, version 1.3 or newer.




The current maintainers are

There is a mailing list (very low traffic) for questions about Vn and typesetting Vietnamese. To subscribe to the list, visit https://sourceforge.net/projects/vntex/lists/vntex-users.

Nonfree Fonts

Vn also provides Vietnamese support for URW Classico and URW Garamond. These fonts were released under the AFPL (Aladdin Free Public License) and thus cannot be freely distributed.

Live and Mac users can install them with getnonfreefonts, see https://www.tug.org/fonts/getnonfreefonts/.

If your distribution doesn't support getnonfreefonts you can download https://ctan.org/tex-archive/install/fonts/vntex-nonfree.tds.zip. Please note that it's not sufficient to extract the zip file.

Font Samples

Samples of fonts provided by vntex and vntex-nonfree are available at http://vntex.sourceforge.net/fonts/samples/.

Download the contents of this package in one zip archive (7.3M).

vntex – Support for Vietnamese

The vntex bundle provides fonts, Plain , texinfo and macros for typesetting documents in Vietnamese.

Users of the fonts (in both and Adobe Type 1 format) of this bundle may alternatively use the lm fonts bundle, for which map files are available to provide a Vietnamese version.

Home pagehttp://vntex.sf.net
LicensesFree license not otherwise listed
MaintainerReinhard Kotucha
Werner Lemberg
Hàn Thế Thành
TDS archivevntex.tds.zip
Contained inTeX Live as vntex
MiKTeX as vntex
TopicsFont Type1
MF Font
Guest Book Sitemap Contact Contact Author