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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 9.0.2149 is the current version 

A new Vim.org Homepage

[2023-10-12] The Vim homepage will be renovated by a few students from the FH University Salzburg. Development will happen at a new Github repository. Feedback is very welcome and can happen at the vim_dev mailing list or at the github repository.
See the announcement. (Christian Brabandt)

New Vim.org Homepage Hosting

[2023-09-26] The Vim project has been moved to a new hosting provider.
The hosting should be much more stable now and database problems should now also been solved.
Thanks to Wavestack for hosting us. (Christian Brabandt)

Moving the Vim Homepage

[2023-09-24] The Vim project will move to a new homepage on tuesday, september 26th, 2023 around 08:00 pm CEST.
During that time there may be some issues connecting to the current homepage (or trying to login) but hopefully they will be resolved very soon.
The new vim.org domain name should then resolve to the new IP
This homepage here will stay in read-only mode and no longer maintained.
Read the announcement at the vim_announce mailing list. (Christian Brabandt)

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  Recent Script Updates  5,928 scripts, 17,602,980 downloads 
[2023-11-28]  gnt_poignant : color scheme based on why_poignant
(1) Initial upload - GN Trifanoff
[2023-11-15]  wrapwidth : Wraps long lines visually at a specific column
(1.5) Fixed to correctly show virtual spaces if the wrapwidth column is aligned on a <Tab> when 'list' is on. - Rick Howe
[2023-11-10]  preseed : Provide syntax highlighing of debian preseed files
(8) Add support for embedded sh commands - Martin
[2023-11-06]  rpi-vim : Vim integration for emulated Raspberry PIs
(1.2.0) Adapt commands to Neovim's terminal protocol; support local '.env' and '.cflags' configurations - Robert Di Pardo
[2023-11-05]  fuzzyy : A fuzzy finder for vim
(1.1.3) https://github.com/Donaldttt/fuzzyy - Nachuan Tang
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