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This package was approved by moderator doc on 12/20/2015.

GNU Emacs is an extensible, customizable text editor—and more. At its core is an interpreter for Emacs Lisp, a dialect of the Lisp programming language with extensions to support text editing. Chocolatey package source: http://github.com/cbilson/EmacsChocolateyPackage

To install Emacs, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install emacs

To upgrade Emacs, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade emacs


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $emacsNameVersion = 'emacs-24.5'
    $src = "http://ftp.gnu.org/pub/gnu/emacs/windows/$($emacsNameVersion)-bin-i686-mingw32.zip"
    $toolsDir =  Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition
    Install-ChocolateyZipPackage 'Emacs' $src $toolsDir `
      -Checksum B867F51AC412B848D3CB17FDC8896040 `
      -ChecksumType MD5


This package has no dependencies.


Software Author(s)

  • The GNU Project


Copyright (C) 2014 Free Software Foundation, Inc.


Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Emacs 5162 Sunday, November 23, 2014 approved
Emacs 1599 Monday, July 21, 2014  
Emacs 53 Monday, July 21, 2014  
Emacs 128 Wednesday, July 16, 2014  
Emacs 24.3 2085 Wednesday, June 5, 2013  
Emacs 24.2 556 Wednesday, September 26, 2012  
Emacs 115 Wednesday, May 16, 2012  
Emacs 24.1 177 Wednesday, August 8, 2012  
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