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Revision as of 13:54, 20 October 2013



Magit is an emacs mode for interacting with the Git version control system.

Unlike Emacs's native version control support which strives to provide a unified interface to various version control systems, Magit only supports Git and can therefore take full advantage of its native features.


Magit user manual

Magit on EmacsWiki.


Download version 2.4.0 (stable)
released on 17 January 2016

VCS Checkout


Related Projects

Extension or Plugin

This package can be used as an extension, plugin, or add-on to:


LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv3genium20 October 2013

Leaders and contributors

Jonas Bernoulli Maintainer
Kyle Meyer Developer
Noam Postavsky Developer
Marius Vollmer Original author

Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
User Forum http://emacs.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/magit
Bugs Bug Tracking https://github.com/magit/magit/issues
Developer VCS Repository Webview https://github.com/magit/

Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Source requirement cl-lib
Source requirement git-commit-mode (part of the git-modes repository)
Source requirement git-rebase-mode (part of the git-modes repository
Required to use GNU Emacs 23.2 (24.1 or later recommended)
Required to use Git (1.8.2 or later recommended)

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 19 January 2016.


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