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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 8.0.1391 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  5,493 scripts, 12,222,866 downloads 
[2017-12-16]  sh.vim : Indenting for Shell script
(4.58) bug fix - Clavelito Cla
[2017-12-15]  vim-sass-colors : sass/scss color variable highlighting (works with imports)
(0.7.1) Handles creation of new windows without necessarily reading in a new file. - Maxim Ivanov
[2017-12-14]  Code::Blocks Dark : Code::Blocks original theme in a dark manner
(0.5) revamp + dropped cterm colors - Sergey Vlasov
[2017-12-14]  ingo-library : Vimscript library of common functions.
(1.033) - Add ingo/subs/BraceCreation.vim and ingo/subs/BraceExpansion.vim modules. - Add ingo#query#get#WritableRegister() variant of ingo#query#get#Register(). - Add ingo#str#find#StartIndex(). - Fix recursive invocations of ingo#buffer#generate#Create(). - Add ingo#mbyte#virtcol#GetColOfVirtCol(). - Expose ingo#plugin#marks#FindUnused(), and have it optionally take the considered marks. - Add ing... - Ingo Karkat
[2017-12-13]  SQHell.vim : A lightweight SQL wrapper for vim
(0.4) Features ------------ - Added support for Sqlite - Allow results to be in new split each time or stay in current buffer - Allow postgres to work with multiple queries - Better documentation - Joe Reynolds
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