I would like to use Emacs 64bit Windows version to view images sometimes, PNG images and JPEG images mostly. The README file says:

Emacs can also support some other image formats with appropriate libraries. These libraries are all available on the following sites:

  1. http://sourceforge.net/projects/ezwinports/files/ -- leaner, more up-to-date builds, only for 32-bit Emacs
  2. http://www.gtk.org/download/win32.php
    http://www.gtk.org/download/win64.php -- the GTK project site; offers much fatter builds, but includes 64-bit DLLs (from the 2nd URL)
  3. GnuWin32 project -- very old builds, not recommended

The URLs in the 2nd point are no longer valid. I've googled a lot and still haven't found a place to download 64bit image libraries.

I used to use Emacs 32bit and I could download the image libraries from http://sourceforge.net/projects/ezwinports/files/

Question is, now using the 64bit, where can I can download the PNG & JPEG image libraries?

  • The following link contains a 64-bit build that includes the dll files: sourceforge.net/projects/emacsbinw64 Last time I checked, Eli Z. doesn't use the 64-bit. Someone did a time-test a few months ago and found that the 64-bit was actually slower. I have no idea what all the "hoopla" is about using a 64-bit.
    – lawlist
    Sep 21, 2016 at 4:18
  • @lawlist Thank you. I'm using this build instead of the GNU build now. Sep 21, 2016 at 5:55

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The Wayback Machine has archives of both those gtk pages and the binaries are available to download on both.

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