A hobby project turned into a business

Back in 2019, we were unhappy with LaTeX and how slow and unwieldy it was. While its output quality surpassed everything else, it was simply a hassle to use. Just for fun, we started developing our own language, thinking it wouldn't be too hard to create something better. Since then we've realized just how big of a project we have taken on. But we've also seen Typst grow and evolve day by day—and we cannot wait to see what people will do with it.

Typst and Open Source

Typst + GitHub

The Typst compiler is open source. It is the open core of the web app and we will develop and maintain it in cooperation with the community. The libraries created for Typst, such as svg2pdf, biblatex, and pdf-writer are also open source.

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