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Vim - the ubiquitous text editor

Vim is a highly configurable text editor built to make creating and changing any kind of text very efficient. It is included as "vi" with most UNIX systems and with Apple OS X.

Vim is rock stable and is continuously being developed to become even better. Among its features are:
  • persistent, multi-level undo tree
  • extensive plugin system
  • support for hundreds of programming languages and file formats
  • powerful search and replace
  • integrates with many tools

  News  Vim 8.0.1428 is the current version 

Vimfest 2017 in Berlin

[2017-09-08] Vimfest is happening again! 22 to 24 September in Berlin. Find more information on the website. (Bram Moolenaar)

Vim website now on https

[2017-09-02] Since the Vim website hosts scripts, security is relevant. SourceForge now supports using https, but only on sourceforge.io. That is why you now get redirected from vim.org to vim.sourceforge.io. Let me know if something does not work. (Bram Moolenaar)

Vim voted #1 text editor on diffur

[2017-03-18] It's no surprise to Vim users, but always nice to see how Vim compares to other editors. You can view the list on diffur.com. (Bram Moolenaar)

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  Recent Script Updates  5,509 scripts, 12,275,950 downloads 
[2018-01-22]  localvimrc : load subdirectory specific vimrc files
(2.6.0) - add command LocalVimRCEdit to edit sourced local vimrc files for the current buffer. - bug fixes - Markus Braun
[2018-01-22]  git-switcher.vim : Automatically save and load vim session based on switching of git branch.
(1.8.0) Add command to remove all merged branches of local repository. - Toru Iwashita
[2018-01-21]  MUcomplete : Chained (fallback) completion that works the way you want!
(1.0.0rc2) Simplified configuration (no need to define mappings for <c-e>, <c-y> and <cr> any longer!). Reduced startup time. A few new options. Better error reporting of conflicting mappings. A few minor bug fixes. Better help file. - Lifepillar
[2018-01-21]  pgsql : The best PostgreSQL plugin for Vim!
(2.1.0) Update syntax coloring of data types. Updated for PostgreSQL 10.1. - Lifepillar
[2018-01-21]  Colortemplate : A tentative proposal for an “official” colorscheme template
(1.2.0) Lots of small (and not so small) fixes! Improved documentation. Add Palette directive to include generated palettes. New functions to generate Vimspectr color palettes. Making top notch colorschemes has never been easier! - Lifepillar
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