New in Version 24.2

May 22nd, 2024

New General Features

  • The new Favorites toolbar offers quick access to frequently opened files. To add the current file to the Favorites toolbar, select the Add to Favorites command. Once the toolbar is visible, you can drag and drop document icons to add or reorder them in the Favorites toolbar. You can also remove an icon by right-clicking it and select Remove from this list from the displayed context menu. [PF]
  • The gpt-4o model is now the default for the OpenAI API. [P]
  • Adjusted the AI assisted writing feature. [P]
  • The new version allows you to drag and drop buttons in the Macros, Markers, and Tools toolbars to reorder the items.
  • The new version ends support for per-computer installations. [PF]
  • Redesigned installers and have removed many options during install. [PF]
  • The new version requires you to enter an email address when you input a registration key in the Register Product dialog box. To register a product while installing EmEditor, you can use the new REGEMAIL option, along with existing the REGNAME and REGKEY options (See all installation options). For instance,
    msiexec /i "emed64_24.2.0.msi" /q REGNAME="John Doe" REGKEY=xxxxx REGEMAIL="[email protected]"

New Options

  • Added the Favorites page to the Customize dialog box. [P]
  • Added the Disable AI (per computer) button to the AI page of the Customize dialog box. [P]
  • Added the Registration Information dialog box. [PF]

New Commands

  • Favorite Files to Open (multiple items) [PF]
  • Add to Favorites [P]
  • Favorites Toolbar [PF]
  • Registration Information [PF]
  • Customize Favorites [P]

Macros New Features [P]

  • The AI macro uses the OpenAI key and model from options specified in the AI page of the Customize dialog box.
  • Added the GetKeyState method to the Shell object.


  • [P] EmEditor Professional only
  • [PF] EmEditor Professional and EmEditor Free