Browser Compatibility

Extensive browser support is an important goal for MathJax. At the same time, MathJax does require a certain minimum level of browser functionality. The following list describes the browsers that have been tested with MathJax.

Please comment below or in the MathJax Users Forum forum if you notice inaccuracies. Specific problems should be filed as bugs.

Browser Versions Screenshots Notes
Internet Explorer 6.0 and later (Windows) IE6 on Windows XP, IE7 on Windows XP, IE8 on Windows 7 In MathJax v2.0, IE8 and IE9 run faster in their IE8 and IE9 standards mode than in IE7 emulation mode.
Firefox 3.0 and later (Windows, MacOS, Linux) Firefox 3.6 on Windows 7, Firefox 3.5 on Mac OS X, Firefox 3.0.6 on Ubuntu 8.10 Firefox 2.0 is not supported. Firefox before 3.5 uses image fonts.
Chrome 0.3 and later (Windows, MacOS, Linux) Chrome 4 on Windows XP, Chrome 4 on Windows 7
Safari 2.0 and later (MacOSX, Windows) Safari 4 on Mac OS X, Safari 4 on Windows XP
Opera 9.5 and later (Windows, MacOS, Linux) Opera 9.6 on Windows XP, Opera 9.6 on Ubuntu 8.10
Konqueror 4.x and later (Linux) Konqueror 4.1.4 on Ubuntu 8.10 Hasn’t been tested with older versions.
Gecko browsers
(Galeon, Camino)
Not systematically tested, but should be like Firefox.
WebKit browsers
(iCab, OmniWeb)
Not systematically tested, but should be like Safari.
iPad/iPhone/iTouch Supported iPhone, iPhone (zoomed)
Android Supported Tested on Droid Incredible and Evo.
BlackBerry OS 6 and later (doesn’t work on OS 5) Torch 9800 Tested on the Torch 9800, Bold 9780 (emulator), Style 9670 (emulator). Storm 9550 and Curve 9300 (running OS 5) failed.
Symbian Supported Tested on Symbian3 emulator.