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
is the current version
Secure connection available
Notice the "go to HTTPS page" link in the header? Use it to go to the securely connected version of the same Vim pages.
This runs on the sourceforge servers, thus the URL cannot end in vim.org. This is especially recommended if you upload or download scripts. (Bram Moolenaar)
Vim 25 birthday presentation
On November 2nd I did a presentation about Vim at Google Zurich.
This is exactly 25 years since the first public version of Vim was
The presentation gives an overview of Vim history and highlights the
important choices that were made. With background information on
my personal life and what was the state of computing, the context in
which Vim was developed.
You can find it on Youtube.
Nice article about Vim on hostingadvice.com
Releasing version 8.0 and getting close to the 25th birthday inspired the writing of
It contains links to relevant info and can be used to convince a friend to start using Vim.
Vim: The power tool for everyone!
See pictures of Bram's latest visit to Uganda on
Read the visit report on the ICCF website.
| Recent Script Updates
|| 5,399 scripts, 11,669,177 downloads
|| add-git-managed-file-to-buffer.vim : Add files that are changed, modifiled, untracked in git to the buffer.
||(1.1.0) Add tabpagemax = 100 setting to the OpenAllBuffersInTab command. - Toru Iwashita
|| ESI VPS FEA-Solver Syntax Highlighting : Syntax Highlighting for ESI VPS (Pam-Crash) FEA-Solver
||(6.0) VPS 2016 Syntax Implemented
Several minor Improvements and Bugfixes - Roman Firt
|| vim-workspace : Automated Vim session management and file auto-save
||(1.8.1) Release notes:
Pulled sensible settings as a feature.
Fix session load flicker issue (set nocompatible before session load).
Set any user defined autoread value after turning autosave off.
- Thaer Khawaja
|| KRL-Syntax : Syntax and indent file for Kuka industial robots
||(1.4.5) * fixed bug in matchit (vimscript #39) support - Patrick Knosowski
|| JustDo : Better versions of ':bufdo' and ':tabdo'
||(0.2) added :TabDo - Sergey Vlasov
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