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GNU Emacs

Extraordinarily powerful text editor with additional features including content sensitive major modes, complete online documentation, highly extensible through Lisp, support for many languages and their scripts through its multilingual extension, and a large number of other extensions available either separately or with the GNU Emacs distribution.

Runs on many different operating systems regardless of machine. It offers true Lisp, smoothly integrated into the editor, for writing extensions and provides an interface to the X windows system.


* User manual and tutorial included

"IRC irc://chat.freenode.net/emacs " IRC general channel

Related Projects

Extensions, plug-ins, or add-ons for this program

CirceIRC client for Emacshttps://github.com/jorgenschaefer/circe
ERCIRC client for Emacshttps://gnu.org/software/erc/
ElpyEmacs Python Development Environmenthttps://github.com/jorgenschaefer/elpy/
Emacs Wiki ModeWiki system for Emacshttp://freshmeat.net/projects/emacswiki/
Emacs X Window ManagerAnother Emacs-based window managerhttps://github.com/ch11ng/exwm
MH-EEmacs interface to the MH mail systemhttp://mh-e.sourceforge.net/
MagitAn Emacs mode for Githttp://magit.vc/
Musean authoring and publishing environment for Emacshttps://gnu.org/s/emacs-muse/
OrgOutline-based notes management and organizer for Emacshttp://orgmode.org/
RopemacsAn emacs mode for using rope python refactoring libraryhttps://github.com/python-rope/ropemacs
TRAMPRemote file editing softwarehttp://www.gnu.org/software/tramp/


LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv3orlaterKelly Hopkins18 May 2010

Leaders and contributors

Sacha Chua Community liaison
John Wiegley Maintainer

Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Help Newsgroup gnu.emacs.announce
Support Newsgroup gnu.emacs.help
Bug Tracking E-mail mailto:bug-gnu-emacs@gnu.org
Developer Newsgroup gnu.emacs.sources
Developer E-mail mailto:gnu-emacs-sources@gnu.org
Developer VCS Repository Webview http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/emacs.git
Support E-mail mailto:help-gnu-emacs@gnu.org
Help E-mail mailto:info-gnu-emacs@gnu.org

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This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 19 April 2015.


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