84,488,480 programs installed

Should I remove MathType 6?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #3,374
United States Rank #4,756
Reach 0.1660%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 13.82 days
407.58 days >
Average installed length: 214.15 days


6.9 44.47%
6.8 15.92%
6.7 23.90%
6.6 3.24%
6.5 4.68%
6.0 7.79%

Other programs by Design Science

MathType 6

What is MathType 6?  (from Design Science)

MathType is a powerful interactive equation editor for Windows and Macintosh that lets you create mathematical notation for word processing, web pages, desktop publishing, presentations, elearning, and for TeX, LaTeX, and MathML documents. Enter equations as easily as you would write math with paper and pencil! This fe...  Read more


MathType 6 is a software program developed by Design Science. The most common release is 6.9, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The primary executable is named MathType.exe. The setup package generally installs about 54 files and is usually about 17.59 MB (18,447,661 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 32% of users of MathType 6 come from the United States, it is also popular in Iran and Vietnam.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.dessci.com
Help link: www.dessci.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\mathtype
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\MathType\Setup.exe" -R
Estimated size: 17.59 MB

Program filesFiles installed by MathType 6

Program executable:MathType.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\mathtype\MathType.exe
Additional files:
  • setup.exe - Design Science Setup Utility
  • MTW6.5c.exe - MathType 6.5c (MathType for Windows version 6.5c)
  • install.exe - MathType 6.8 (MathType for Windows version 6.8)
  • InstallMTW6.9.exe - MathType 6.9 (MathType for Windows version 6.9)
  • MTW6.7.exe - MathType 6.7 (MathType for Windows version 6.7)
  • MathType.exe - MathType Es
  • MathType_ORI.exe - MathType
  • mswrus.dll - MathType MS Word macro localization strings
  • mswuirus.dll - MathType MS Word macro user interface localiztion strings
  • MT6rus.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • MathType.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{DA5B35CA-1DE1-4DB1-A50D-54C7B296880F}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove MathType 6?

You can uninstall MathType 6 from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program MathType 6, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove MathType 6.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win Server 2003 0%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.15%
Windows 10 31.88%
Windows XP 6.44%
Windows Vista 2.50%
Windows Server 2003 0.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.30%
Windows 7 Home Premium 17.91%
Windows 7 Professional 14.07%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.48%
Windows 10 Pro 5.16%
Windows 10 Home 5.16%

Distribution by countryGeography

31.95% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 31.95%
  Iran 6.56%
  Vietnam 3.47%
  Israel 3.31%
  India 2.53%
  Germany 2.53%
  Greece 2.36%
  Canada 2.28%
  Taiwan 2.22%
  Italy 2.17%
  France 2.03%
  MA 1.92%
  Spain 1.75%
  Netherlands 1.69%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 25.73%
Hewlett-Packard 22.67%
ASUS 14.11%
Acer 11.26%
Toshiba 6.93%
Lenovo 6.06%
Samsung 3.67%
Intel 2.85%
American Megatrends 0.66%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.44%
Dell Inspiron N5110 5.41%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.74%
ASUS All Series 3.52%
Dell Inspiron N5010 3.11%
Dell Inspiron 3521 2.44%


user comment
No one has commented yet. Help others learn more about this software, share your comments.