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Source Code

The source code for Kate is available on KDE’s GitLab instance. For detailed instructions on how to build Kate from source, check the Build it page.

About the releases:
Kate and KWrite are part of KDE Applications, which are released typically 3 times a year en-masse. The text editing and the syntax highlighting engines are provided by KDE Frameworks, which is updated monthly. New releases are announced here.

* The release packages contain the latest version of Kate and KDE Frameworks.

** The nightly packages are automatically compiled daily from source code, therefore they may be unstable and contain bugs or incomplete features. These are only recommended for testing purposes.

*** The Chocolatey packages are developed independently from KDE. It may or may not be up to date.