Download Emacs for Windows/Mac
Download at http://ftp.gnu.org/pub/gnu/emacs/windows/
This is the official GNU Emacs, build for Windows by Free Software Foundation.
You'll see file names like these:
- emacs-27.1-i686.zip → for 32 bits machine
- emacs-27.1-x86_64.zip → for 64 bits machine
[see Windows: How to Check 32 Bits or 64 Bits]
After download, right click on the zip file, select “extract all” to unzip it.
Then open the extracted folder, open the folder named “bin”, click the “runemacs” to start emacs.
To uninstall, just delete the folder.
Download plain GNU Emacs, built by David Caldwell. At http://emacsformacosx.com/
Build Emacs from Source Code
Download Emacs Binary from apt-get
On Ubuntu, to check available emacs package version for install,
# search for emacs binary apt-cache search emacs | grep emacs
Typically you install by
sudo apt-get install emacs27
, where the emacs27 may be other version.