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GNU Emacs

by Free Software Foundation

An extensible text editor

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.

The features of GNU Emacs include:

  • Content-sensitive editing modes, including syntax coloring, for a wide-range of file types
  • Complete built-in documentation, including a tutorial for new users
  • Full Unicode support for nearly all human languages and their scripts
  • Highly customizable, using Emacs Lisp code or a graphical interface
  • Includes a project planner, mail and news reader, debugger interface, calendar, and more

Changes in version 28.2

7 months ago
Installed Size~118 MB
Download Size51 MB
Available Architecturesaarch64, x86_64
LicenseGNU General Public License v3.0 or later, ,

Installs over time

Manual Install

Make sure to follow the setup guide before installing

flatpak install flathub org.gnu.emacs


flatpak run org.gnu.emacs