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.

Our extensive MathJax test suite tests every MathJax release for regressions on all major browsers.

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The HTML-CSS Output supports Internet Explorer 6 (and above) as well as all modern browsers (Firefox 3+, Safari 2+, Chrome 0.2+).

CommonHTML Output

The CommonHTML Output supports Internet Explorer 8 (and above) as well as all modern browsers.

SVG Output

The SVG Output supports Internet Explorer 9 (and above) as well as all modern browsers.

Legacy Results

The following list describes the browsers that were originally tested with MathJax’s HTML-CSS output.

Browser Versions Notes
Internet Explorer 6.0 and later (Windows) 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 2.0 is not supported. Firefox before 3.5 uses image fonts.
Chrome 0.3 and later (Windows, MacOS, Linux)  
Safari 2.0 and later (MacOSX, Windows)  
Opera 9.5 and later (Windows, MacOS, Linux)  
iPad/iPhone/iTouch All iOS versions  
Android stock browser v2.1 and later  
BlackBerry OS 6 and later  
Symbian Supported Tested on Symbian3 emulator.
Konqueror 4.x and later (Linux) Not tested with older versions.
Gecko browsers   Not systematically tested, but should be like Firefox.
WebKit browsers   Not systematically tested, but should be like Safari.