The amsmath bundle for LaTeX
amsmath package is an extension package for LaTeX that provides additional features to facilitate mathematical typesetting. It has been developed by the American Mathematical Society (AMS) and released for general use as a service to the mathematical community. A number of smaller auxiliary packages are also distributed with the
Effective in 2016, maintenance of
amsmath was transferred from AMS to the LaTeX Project; as
amsmath is considered a "required" package, this centralizes control over the core LaTeX components.
We no longer distribute installation instructions for the various TeX implementations. All modern TeX systems include
amsmath as-standard, and end users should in general use the release versions supplied in this way.
Release distribution is carried out only through the CTAN archives.
The primary documentation for
amsmath is provided as
Additional documentation files include:
which are included in the collection. All of these can be accessed easily with most distributions by entering
texdoc filename at the command line, or via TeXdoc Online.
changes.txt lists recent changes in reverse chronological order.
diffs-m.txt contains information on development and changes prior to 2000.
If you wish to report a problem or bug in the
amsmath bundle please use the Issue Tracker for LaTeX2ε on GitHub and follow the guidelines that pop up if you press the "New issue" button.
In particular, to check that you are really seeing a bug, please write a short, self-contained document that shows the problem. This should include the
latexbug package, which will warn if your test file is not suitable for one or the other reason. See the CONTRIBUTING guide for further details, or if you need to obtain the
If the bug turns out to be with third-party software then please contact the developer, and not us!
The contents of this bundle are distributed under the LaTeX Project Public License, version 1.3c or later.
Copyright (C) 2001-2004, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2013 American Mathematical Society.
Copyright (C) 2016-2022 The LaTeX Project and American Mathematical Society.
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amsmath – AMS mathematical facilities for LaTeX
The principal package in the AMS-LaTeX distribution. It adapts for use in LaTeX most of the mathematical features found in AMS-TeX; it is highly recommended as an adjunct to serious mathematical typesetting in LaTeX.
When amsmath is loaded, AMS-LaTeX packages amsbsy (for bold symbols), amsopn (for operator names) and amstext (for text embedded in mathematics) are also loaded.
amsmath is part of the LaTeX required distribution; however, several contributed packages add still further to its appeal; examples are empheq, which provides functions for decorating and highlighting mathematics, and ntheorem, for specifying theorem (and similar) definitions.
|Licenses||The LaTeX Project Public License 1.3c|
|Copyright||1995, 2000, 2013 American Mathematical Society|
2016–2021 LaTeX3 Project and American Mathematical Society
|Maintainer||The LaTeX Project Team|
|Contained in||TeX Live as amsmath|
MiKTeX as amsmath