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Geany is a text editor using the GTK+ toolkit with basic features of an integrated development environment. It was developed to provide a small and fast IDE, which has only a few dependencies from other packages. It supports many filetypes and has some nice features. For more details see About.

Latest version is: 1.31


Geany 1.31 is out!

Posted on Jul. 17, 2017 at 07:12 AM

We are happy to announce a new release of Geany!

For a comprehensive list of changes please see Release Notes. A very detailed and complete list of changes can be found in the ChangeLog.

Some highlights:

  • Fix crash when a plugin calls plugin_set_key_group() more than once (Jiří Techet).
  • Fix updating statusbar after applying indentation detection.
  • Fix converting color to hex for insertion in the Color Chooser dialog (Vasiliy Faronov).
  • Update Matlab, Haxe, Arduino, HTML, C# and CMake filetypes.
  • Updated translations: ca, id, ja, kk, lt, ru.

We want to thank all developers, translators and everyone who contributed to this release with patches, feedback, bug reports and so on. Thank you!

As usual, all downloads can be found on Releases.

Geany-Plugins 1.31 are out!

Posted on Jul. 17, 2017 at 07:12 AM

We are happy to announce a new version of the combined Geany-Plugins release -- Following the Geany 1.31 release, Geany-Plugins 1.31 is being released, too.

Some highlights:

  • New plugin: keyrecord
  • OS X: Use path relative to bundle to make plugins GeanyGenDoc, GeniusPaste, GitChangebar, Overview, PoHelper, Scope work better on Apple's operating system
  • Windows: Fix crashes on GeanyExtrasel, GeanyLua, GeanyMacro, GeanyNumbersBookmarks
  • ProjectOrganizer: Fix a crash by ensuring project is open before trying to expand the tree
  • GitChangebar: Fix spurious line wrapping
  • Updated translations: de, es, pt

A more complete list of changes can be found at NEWS at

As usual, you can find source tarballs and Windows installer for the new release on

A huge thanks to everybody contributing to this great release.

Geany 1.30.1 is out!

Posted on Mar. 19, 2017 at 06:04 PM

Shortly after 1.30, we have released 1.30.1 which fixes calltip and auto-completion popup placement with multi-monitor setups. We are sorry for this inconvenience.

We also took the opportunity to include new translation updates that didn't make it into 1.30 in time: ca, de, el, es, sk.

As usual, all downloads can be found on Releases.

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