Surfingkeys Alternatives

    Surfingkeys is described as 'Overview' and is an app in the Web Browsers category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Surfingkeys for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Linux, Windows, Firefox and Google Chrome. The best alternative is qutebrowser, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Surfingkeys are Vimium (Free, Open Source), cVim (Free, Open Source), Vim Vixen (Free, Open Source) and Vimac (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 12, 2020

    1. An actively developped, keyboard-focused browser with a minimal GUI, inspired by other browsers/addons like dwb and Vimperator/Pentadactyl. It’s based on Python, PyQt5 and QtWebKit and free software, licensed under the GPL.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Google Chrome
      • Firefox
      The Hacker's Browser. Vimium provides keyboard shortcuts for navigation and control in the spirit of Vim . Vimium helps you navigate the web without touching the mouse.


      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Google Chrome
      Vim bindings for Google Chrome. Why is this different than Vimium, ViChrome, or Vrome? These extensions do a wonderful job of adding Vim-like keybindings to Google Chrome, but they lack many of the features that the Firefox add-on Pentadactyl have.

      Discontinued

      As of April 23, 2020, the last update to GitHub was January 29, 2019, over a year ago. The most similar alternative is Surfingkeys (https://github.com/brookhong/Surfingkeys) or a fork of cVim, vb4c (https://github.com/dcchambers/vb4c).

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    2. Vim Vixen is a Firefox add-on which allows you to navigate with the keyboard on the browser. Firefox started to support WebExtensions API and will stop supporting add-ons using legacy APIs from version 57. For this reason, many legacy add-ons do not work on Firefox 57.
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    3. Stop using your clunky trackpad/mouse now. Vimac is a productivity application that revolutionizes the way you navigate macOS. Click on buttons with hints. Activate Hint-mode and type the hint-text to perform a click. Trackpad-smooth keyboard scrolling.
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    4. Uzbl is a lightweight webkit browser following the UNIX philosophy - to do one thing and do it well.

      Discontinued

      Latest version was in 2016. See news: https://www.uzbl.org/

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Firefox
      Vimperator is a Firefox browser extension with strong inspiration from the Vim text editor, with a mind towards faster and more efficient browsing. It has similar key bindings and you could call it a modal web browser, as key bindings differ according to which mode you are in.

      Discontinued

      Didn't make it a WebExtension

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    5. wasavi is an extension for Chrome, Opera and Firefox. wasavi transforms TEXTAREA element of any page into a VI editor, so you can edit the text in VI. wasavi supports almost all VI commands and some ex commands.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      • Google Chrome
      • Neovim
      • Firefox
      This Chrome extension lets you use Neovim directly from your browser. Contrary to other extensions, it does not open a new OS window. In order to install it you need: - This Chrome addon - Neovim >=0.4.0 - The firenvim neovim plugin:...
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Chrome OS
      • Google Chrome
      • Google Chrome to Phone
      Vim bindings for Chrome. This is a fork of cVim.
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