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kForth is an implementation of the Forth programming language
and environment. The user may write Forth programs with an editor,
load these program files from kForth, and run them.

kForth provides a large subset of the Forth-2012 specification for
the Forth language. It also provides some extensions and non-standard
features which its authors have found to be useful.
Experienced Forth users should consult the Technical Information
section of the User’s Guide for specific information on the
differences between kForth and Forth-2012.

You may specify a specific directory in which kforth will search
for .4th files not found in the current directory. The environment
variable KFORTH_DIR must be set to this directory.
For example, add the following lines to your .bash_profile file:


if you want to override the default location on

This requires: patchutils

Maintained by: Antonio Leal
Keywords: forth programming language,forth,programming,language,64bits,64,x86_64,forth-2012,2012
ChangeLog: kForth-64


Source Downloads (64bit):
kForth-64-0.4.3.tar.gz (44bc386a5ac16dacac44daa04aeba8af)

Download SlackBuild:
kForth-64.tar.gz.asc (FAQ)

(the SlackBuild does not include the source)

Validated for Slackware 15.0

See our HOWTO for instructions on how to use the contents of this repository.

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