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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

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Extension or Plugin

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


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License: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 Webview
BugsBug Tracking

Software prerequisites

Source requirementgit-rebase-mode (part of the git-modes repository
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)

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


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