How do I install MathTimePro 2 Fonts in MiKTeX?

The following describes how to install the fonts in MikTeX. These instructions will work with other modern TeX systems as well.

Note: When upgrading from the original MathTime Professional fonts be sure to read section 3 of the documentation. Supplements A & B have been incorporated into MathTime Professional II and must not be loaded separately in your documents.

Installing MathTime Professional II Fonts in MiKTeX

Instructions for MiKTeX 2.6

1. Create and register your own root directory, if not already done. The procedure to do that is described at

2. Unzip the file into a temporary directory

3. Move the contents of the texmf folder to your own root directory

4. From a command line run

       initexmf --edit-config-file updmap  

5. Add the following two lines to the file

       # MathTimePro II 

6. Save and exit

7. From a command line run


8. You will find instructions on using MathTimePro 2 in your root directory and also in

       C:\Local TeX Files\doc\fonts\mtpro2

(Thanks to Oliver Kopp, University of Stuttgart)

Instructions for MiKTeX 2.5 and earlier

Unzip the texmf directory from into your localtexmf directory, and copy the templates directory wherever you want to. Edit localtexmf\web2c\updmap.cfg and add this line:

    Map #localtexmf\dvips\mtpro\

Then run updmap (or mkfntmap or initexmf --mkmaps) and refresh the file name database.

This should work on most modern TeX systems. If you don't have updmap, you may try to manually add "map" to pdftex.cfg and add "p" to

(Courtesy of Helmer Aslaksen (

Keywords: mtpro2, install, fonts, nonpctex