InfoLogic has announced MathMagic Personal Edition 8.0 (, an update to their equation editor for Mac OS X 10.4 and higher. The upgrade supports Apple’s new iBooks Author, as well as other apps, including Pages, Numbers, and Keynote.

Version 8.0 also includes: new math body text fonts and improved symbol fonts; drag ‘n drop support for PDF equations; and improved math styles and fine control. MathMagic offers hundreds of mathematical expressions and symbols, reads LaTeX and MathML, and saves in high quality formats.

MathMagic Personal Edition 8.0 is available now for US$69; $49 for academic users. MathMagic Personal Edition 8.0 with two years of free updates and free tech support is $89; $69 for academic users. MathMagic Pro 8.0 for InDesign and MathMagic Pro 8.0 for QuarkXPress are $499 each; $299 for academic users. All MathMagic installers come with a fully functional trial period of up to 50 equations.