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26.1
01 December 2018

GNU Emacs editor for OS X.

SickTeddyBear
02 June 2011

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FYI, the current version is 23.3. The developer web site has changed to: http://emacsformacosx.com Builds are archived here: http://emacsformacosx.com/builds
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Version 22.1

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ChristianLemer
08 June 2016
Current version is 24.5, and at least version 24.4 is required for the nice prelude https://github.com/bbatsov/prelude Would be nice if MacUpdate would install a more recent update. Is there anything I could do to help?
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Version 24.3
SickTeddyBear
02 June 2011
FYI, the current version is 23.3. The developer web site has changed to: http://emacsformacosx.com Builds are archived here: http://emacsformacosx.com/builds
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Version 22.1
Steron69
19 June 2008
The best Emacs for Mac OS X every Time!
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Version 22.1
Bousozoku
13 November 2007
Leopard (10.5.0) already includes emacs 22.1.1, for those interested.
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Version 22.1
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sjk
sjk
13 November 2007
The version of Emacs bundled with OS X only runs in shell (Terminal) windows, not as a GUI app.
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Version 22.1
Jct
17 June 2006
ERIKH: It can read word documents, through an emacs antiword mode.
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Version 06/06/17
Anonymous
23 May 2005
it's too slow. even the xcode editor is faster
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Version 05/05/19
Anonymous
23 May 2005
I have downloaded the dmg file twice now. The current file claims to have "no mountable file systems". Could someone check and post a working version? Bad dmg-file aside, Emacs ROCKS!
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Version 05/05/19
Anonymous
13 January 2005
The one true editor! I've been using the Carbon builds for about 8 months now and they are great, and should make most Emacs users very happy. Really folks, if you're interested in Emacs, get the darwinports version and build it yourself. For those who haven't used emacs before, it's a programmers editor with only the very, very basic of features not available to completely rearchitect on the fly. It's very powerful, but won't read your word documents. Just saving those who might be thinking that wasted effort.
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Version 21.3.50
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Anonymous
Anonymous
13 January 2005
Emacs will do anything, including read Word documents. Unfortunately, you won't be able to read the Word document in Emacs.
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Version 21.3.50
Anonymous
11 January 2005
Installed it, doubleclicked the application, nothing happened.
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Version 21.3.50
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Anonymous
Anonymous
11 January 2005
Same problem here. Look at hte crashreporter logs. The problem is a file /usr/lib/libncurses.5.dylib. The program apparently wants version 6. I have no clue how to obtain the correct file. This file in not in the package.
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Version 21.3.50
Anonymous
Anonymous
11 January 2005
Yes, the new Emacs is looking for a newer (6) library than what's installed (5).
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Version 21.3.50
Anonymous
Anonymous
11 January 2005
It works here. Maybe you need the dev tools installed?
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Version 21.3.50
Anonymous
Anonymous
05 May 2005
Does anyone know: where do you get the version 6 referred to in the earliest post? I have the dev tools cd installed already. Thanks.
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Version 22.0.5