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Emacs 64 bit (Unofficial)


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This package was approved by moderator flcdrg on 4/22/2019.

Emacs-w64 project provides 64-bit Windows optimized binaries of 100% unmodified GNU Emacs along with a few optional dependencies. The build maintainer is Chris Zheng. Original software is maintained by the Free Software Foundation, Inc.

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.

This is a 64 bit only build from Chris Zheng. This project binaries will NOT run on 32 bit Windows. Prominent features are:
- 100% unmodified source code from git master and release version.
- Native 64-Bit binary for MS-Windows.
- Compiled with optimization.
- With JPEG, GIF, PNG, TIFF, SVG, XML2, and GnuTLS support.

Emacs-w64 project specific links:
- Instruction to reproduce this particular build
- Discussion board
- Build specific issue tracker

Note that shim names conflict with those in Emacs package. Do not install both.

To install Emacs 64 bit (Unofficial), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install emacs64

To upgrade Emacs 64 bit (Unofficial), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade emacs64


  • tools\emacs\libexec\emacs\25.3\x86_64-w64-mingw32\update-game-score.exe.ignore
  • tools\emacs\libexec\emacs\25.3\x86_64-w64-mingw32\profile.exe.ignore
  • tools\emacs\libexec\emacs\25.3\x86_64-w64-mingw32\movemail.exe.ignore
  • tools\emacs\libexec\emacs\25.3\x86_64-w64-mingw32\hexl.exe.ignore
  • tools\emacs\libexec\emacs\25.3\x86_64-w64-mingw32\ddeclient.exe.ignore
  • tools\emacs\libexec\emacs\25.3\x86_64-w64-mingw32\cmdproxy.exe.ignore
  • tools\emacs\bin\runemacs.exe.gui
  • tools\emacs\bin\etags.exe.ignore
  • tools\emacs\bin\emacsclientw.exe.gui
  • tools\emacs\bin\emacs.exe.gui
  • tools\emacs\bin\emacs-25.3.exe.ignore
  • tools\emacs\bin\ebrowse.exe.ignore
  • tools\emacs\bin\ctags.exe.ignore
  • tools\emacs\bin\addpm.exe.ignore
  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $package = 'emacs64'
    $url = ""
    $unzipLocation = $(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)
    $sha1 = "7889e0e31c9901e5ade724590ace4b5ad6e5ef66"
    $is64bit = Get-ProcessorBits 64
    if ($is64bit) {
        Install-ChocolateyZipPackage $package $url $unzipLocation -Checksum $sha1 -ChecksumType 'sha1'
    } else {
        throw $_.Exception

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Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Emacs 64 bit (Unofficial) 25.2.1 1749 Friday, August 4, 2017 approved
Emacs 64 bit (Unofficial) 25.1 2563 Wednesday, September 21, 2016 approved
Emacs 64 bit (Unofficial) 24.5.1 999 Wednesday, January 20, 2016 approved
Emacs 64 bit 24.5 495 Friday, April 17, 2015 approved

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