Aquamacs Emacs

Aquamacs Emacs 3.5

Free
Text and code editor based on Emacs.

Aquamacs is a Mac-like distribution of the powerful Emacs text editor. It looks and behaves like a Mac program - even though it's still GNU Emacs with all the extensibility that millions have come to appreciate. Emacs is a text editor of legendary power and configurability, but it also has an enormously complex interface. Aquamacs tames the Emacs tiger: you get Apple shortcuts (in addition to the Emacs ones), nice fonts, one file per window (if wanted), international input methods, Apple Help manuals and more. Aquamacs comes with a range of modes for various markup and programming languages: HTML, C/C, Java, Python, Perl, AppleScript, Tcl, XML, R (S)... These modes have extra functions for the languages, including excellent syntax highlighting. You can even use Aquamacs to read news and e-mail, just like any Emacs.
What's new in this version:
On OS X 10.10 ``Yosemite'', clicks on toolbar icons could cause Aquamacs (as well as GNU Emacs 24.4) to become unresponsive. Until Apple releases an improved version of the operating system, Aquamacs provides a workaround. Color dragging out of the color palette (and other drag&drop actions) right after startup now works reliably. Color dragging to set colors of the fringes in a window works again. The size of LaTeX previews on Retina displays has bee...

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