Emacs Muse

Emacs Muse (also known as "Muse" or "Emacs-Muse") is an authoring and publishing environment for Emacs. It simplifies the process of writing documents and publishing them to various output formats.

Obtaining Emacs Muse

Muse is developed using git. For instructions on how to obtain the latest development version of Muse, consult the relevant chapter of the Muse Manual. The latest development version may be also downloaded from GitHub.

Stable releases are available at the muse-el GNA project download area.

Debian and Ubuntu packages for Muse are available. The package is named muse-el.


Documentation for Emacs Muse is available online, as is documentation for most GNU software. You may also find more information about Emacs Muse by running info muse.

Translations of documentation

Simplified Chinese


Mailing lists

To report issues, ask for help, dialogue about various publishing topics (among other things), keep track of announcements, or follow Muse development, the following mailing lists are available. As a spam-prevention measure, you must first subscribe to a mailing list before sending email to it.

This is a low-traffic list for Muse announcements.
URL: http://mail.gna.org/listinfo/muse-el-announce/
Gmane: gmane.emacs.muse.announce
Discussion, bugfixes, suggestions, tips, and the like for Muse. This mailing list also includes the content of the Announcements list.
URL: http://mail.gna.org/listinfo/muse-el-discuss/
Gmane: gmane.emacs.muse.general
Log messages for commits made to Muse.
URL: http://mail.gna.org/listinfo/muse-el-logs/
Gmane: gmane.emacs.muse.scm
Generated bug reports for Emacs Muse.
URL: http://mail.gna.org/listinfo/muse-el-commits/
Gmane: gmane.emacs.muse.cvs
Discussion of translation of the Muse website and documentation into many languages.
URL: http://mail.gna.org/listinfo/muse-el-internationalization/
Gmane: gmane.emacs.muse.internationalization

The Gmane website allows you to access the mailing lists in a variety of useful forms, such as: RSS feed, a blog-style interface, and a news feed for a newsreader.


To report a bug or suggest a change, check out the Muse bugtracker. All bugs that are sent to this tracker will also appear on our muse-el-commits mailing list.


Emacs Muse is currently being maintained by Alex Ott. Please use the mailing lists for contact.


Emacs Muse is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 3 of the License, or any later version.