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NOTE: I do not like the Windows Installation page. This is a temporary re-write of the page. Once I am done, I will move everything to the main page and delete this page --Aditya

In order to install and run ConTeXt on Windows you need the following:

By default, ConTeXt produces pdf files. But if for some reason (using PStricks, eps images, xetex) you want to follow the dvi->ps->pdf route, you will also need ghostscript.

This page explains how to obtain all of them.

Installing a TeX distribution

General Information

TeX is a complex piece of software that needs lot of pieces to work together. In order to make this task simple, there are many TeX _distributions_ that bundle all the components needed for a TeX system to run. There are different pros and cons of choosing a particular distribution. You need decide which one matches your needs better. As a Windows user, you have the following options:


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