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Revision as of 13:54, 20 October 2013



An Emacs mode for Git

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

AudienceResource typeURI
DeveloperVCS Repository Webviewhttps://github.com/magit/
BugsBug Trackinghttps://github.com/magit/magit/issues

Software prerequisites

Required to useGNU Emacs 23.2 (24.1 or later recommended)
Required to useGit (1.8.2 or later recommended)
Source requirementcl-lib
Source requirementgit-commit-mode (part of the git-modes repository)
Source requirementgit-rebase-mode (part of the git-modes repository

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


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