Barry's Emacs is easy to use and accessible, yet powerful, text editor.
You can start using Barry's Emacs as a notepad replacement. Then, at your own speed use more advanced features.
There are pre-built kits available for Windows, macOS and Linux systems, Fedora, Centos 8 and 7 and Centos 6.
It's user interface uses the familiar Windows style user interface, key bindings, menus, toolbar and dialogs. Barry's Emacs is integrated with the Windows explorer.
3-Apr-2020 V8.6.2 release with kits for Windows 7 64 bit and later, Mac OS X 64 bit and Fedora 30, 31 and 32, Centos 8, 7 and 6.
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V8.6 is now the recommended version of Barry's Emacs.
Download information for Barry's Emacs V8 and for the older Barry's Emacs V7.2.
The source code is hosted on GitHub at https://github.com/barry-scott/BarrysEmacs.
|Operating System||Download instructions|
|macOS 64 bit||Use V8.6|
|Fedora Linux||Use V8.6|
|Centos 7 Linux||Use V8.6|
|Centos 6 Linux||Use V8.6|
|Windows 7, 8, 8.1 and 10 64 bit||Use V8.6|
|Windows XP, 2000, NT 4.0||Use the legacy V7.2|
Check the FAQ for frequently asked questions.
Barry's Emacs is discussed on groups.io barrys-emacs.