Release HistorySupported PlatformsEmacs 23 runs on these operating systems regardless of the machinetype:
GNU Emacs contains code for supporting several other operatingsystems and machine types; however, in many cases we don't knowwhether they still work. The definitive reference for this isthe MACHINES file, which is also distributedwith GNU Emacs; this file also lists the special requirements forcompiling GNU Emacs on these systems.
- Mac OS X
- MS Windows
- MS DOS
- AIX 4.3.3 and higher
Obtaining/Downloading GNU EmacsGNU Emacs can be downloaded from http://ftp.gnu.org/pub/gnu/emacs/,or from a GNU mirror.
The GNU Emacs development sources are available via a CVSrepository hosted onsavannah.gnu.org. For details,see theEmacs projectpage.
DocumentationTwo Emacs manuals, the GNU Emacs manual andAn Introduction to Programming in Emacs Lisp, can bepurchased in printed form from the FSFstore (however, the versions corresponding to Emacs 23 may not beavailable yet). These manuals, along with the Emacs LispReference Manual and several other manuals documenting majormodes and other optional features, can also be read online. They arealso distributed with Emacs inInfo format; type C-h i inEmacs to view them.
The Emacs distribution includes the full source code for themanuals, as well as the Emacs Reference Card in several languages.
The Emacs FAQ can be read online asHTMLor plain text. The Emacson Windows FAQ isavailable here.The source code for these FAQs are also part of the Emacsdistribution.