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LaTeX Beamer class
A modified Latex Beamer example.jpg
LaTeX Beamer presentation screenshot
Developer(s) Till Tantau, Joseph Wright, Vedran Miletić
Initial release March 2003; 17 years ago (2003-03)
Stable release
3.55 / December 2, 2018; 2 years ago (2018-12-02)
Written in LaTeX
Operating system Unix-like, Windows
Platform TeX Live, MikTeX
Available in English, German, Croatian, Serbian
Type Presentation software
License LaTeX Project Public License, GNU General Public License

Beamer is an open source LaTeX document class for creating presentation slides. This software is mostly used to create slides with mathematical formulas. It also supports many compile options. By using Beamer, all slides will be generated in PDF style.

  • Voß, H. (2011). PSTricks: Graphics and PostScript for TEX and LATEX. UIT Cambridge Ltd..

Related pages

  • CTAN - repository including further details of Beamer
  • SATySFi - open source software aiming to replace LaTeX and Beamer


  • Introduction to Beamer on Wikibooks
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