DinVim Alternatives

    DinVim is described as 'version of the Vim text editor, a lightweight text editor for programmers and computer geeks' and is an app in the Development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to DinVim for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Linux, Windows, BSD and Android. The best alternative is Vim, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like DinVim are Neovim (Free, Open Source), MacVim (Free, Open Source), Editor (Free, Open Source) and 4coder (Paid).

    This page was last updated Aug 30, 2021

    1. Vim ("Vi IMproved") is an advanced text editor that allows syntax highlighting, word completion and has a huge amount of contributed content. It also has a GUI version called GVim.
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    2. Neovim is a project that seeks to aggressively refactor Vim in order to: Simplify maintenance and encourage contributions. Split the work between multiple developers. Enable the implementation of new/modern user interfaces without any modifications to the core source.


      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      MacVim is a port of the text editor Vim to Mac OS X. MacVim supports multiple windows with tabbed editing and a host of other features such as: * bindings to standard OS X keyboard shortcuts (?Z, ?V, ?A, ?G, etc.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      Simple Android text editor.
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      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      4coder is a minimalist, cross platform, programmable, code editing environment, catering to the needs of low level programmers. It allows you to use one work flow across Windows, Linux, and Mac (with the exception of your debugger... for now.).
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    3. Vis aims to be a modern, legacy-free, simple yet efficient editor, combining the strengths of both vi(m) and sam.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      vy is a modal editor with a very modular architecture. vy is built on top of Tkinter which is one of the most productive graphical toolkits; It permits vy to have such a great programming interface for plugins.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Neovide is a simple graphical user interface for Neovim (an aggressively refactored and updated Vim editor). Where possible there are some graphical improvements, but functionally it should act like the terminal UI.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      FVim is a cross-platform Neovim front-end UI, built with F# (programming language) and Avalonia. FVim features HiDPI support, high-performance, GPU accelerated rendering, remoting and even window detaching.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Lightweight, cross-platform Neovim GUI written in C++ with Qt.
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