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This package was approved by moderator gep13 on 3/24/2019.

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:


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'emacs'
    $majorVersion = '26'
    $minorVersion = '1'
    $emacsNameVersion = "$($packageName)-$($majorVersion).$($minorVersion)"
    $installDir = $(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition) + '/' + $packageName
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName    = $packageName
      unzipLocation  = $installDir
      url            = "$($majorVersion)/$($emacsNameVersion)"
      url64bit       = "$($majorVersion)/$($emacsNameVersion)"
      checksum       = 'd8c1486304462a368911acc4628ba5433d5d6af6a25511504f324a3cd405131b'
      checksumType   = 'sha256'
      checksum64     = '995a9da608c8dca75c385769c1c7bf212ac39713c0d14e9af2e718363b5e8264'
      checksumType64 = 'sha256'
    Install-ChocolateyZipPackage @packageArgs
    $emacsDepsVersion = "emacs-$($majorVersion)"
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName    = $packageName
      unzipLocation  = $installDir
      url            = "$($majorVersion)/$($emacsDepsVersion)"
      url64bit       = "$($majorVersion)/$($emacsDepsVersion)"
      checksum       = '4ff9057d4407f2d1149f158a2920acd09c31eff12a09ba25dc1776a3978f41ad'
      checksumType   = 'sha256'
      checksum64     = '3501E0C7F31CBF98EF7AC5CBBC8BAE04EF4A72F52B00898965A8D702C4A5FAE7'
      checksumType64 = 'sha256'
    # Exclude executables from getting shim
    $guiExes = @("emacs.exe", "emacsclientw.exe")
    $shimExes = @("runemacs.exe", "emacsclient.exe")
    $guiFilter = "^" + $($guiExes -join "$|^") + "$"
    $shimFilter = "^" + $($shimExes -join "$|^") + "$"
    $files = Get-Childitem $installDir -include *.exe -recurse
    foreach ($file in $files) {
        if ($file.Name -match $guiFilter) {
            #generate an gui file
            New-Item "$file.gui" -type file -force | Out-Null
        elseif (-not ($file.Name -match $shimFilter)) {
            #generate an ignore file
            New-Item "$file.ignore" -type file -force | Out-Null

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Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Emacs 55 Tuesday, April 16, 2019 approved
Emacs 14124 Thursday, June 11, 2015 approved
Emacs 5526 Sunday, November 23, 2014 approved
Emacs 1832 Monday, July 21, 2014 approved
Emacs 323 Monday, July 21, 2014 approved
Emacs 393 Wednesday, July 16, 2014 approved
Emacs 24.3 2359 Wednesday, June 5, 2013 approved
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