[metapost] Run MetaPost under Windows

José Carlos Santos jcsantos at fc.up.pt
Sun Mar 22 18:46:12 CET 2009

On 22-03-2009 16:53, Constantine wrote:

> I am a niewbie to Metapost and wanted to ask for your advise on how to 
> install MetaPost under Windows XP, if that's possible. Basically, I want to
> be able to write an *.mp file and be able to compile it and view the 
> output. Is there any program that does that?

Yes: Metapost does exactly that. :-)

I am not aware of a standalone Metapost distribution, but you might
install MiKTeX:


Then you would have Metapost, together with TeX and a lot of other

Best regards,

Jose Carlos Santos

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