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Tridactyl Alternatives

Tridactyl is described as 'Replace Firefox's default control mechanism with one modelled on the one true editor, Vim' and is an app in the web browsers category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Tridactyl for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Google Chrome and Firefox. The best alternative is Vimium, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Tridactyl are Vieb, cVim, Vimac and Vimium-C.

This page was last updated Dec 23, 2021
  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux
  • Firefox

Replace Firefox's default control mechanism with one modelled on the one true editor, Vim.

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  1. Vimium icon

    Vimium

    • 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.

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  2. Vieb icon

    Vieb

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Vim is the Vim Inspired Electron Browser: Vim bindings for the web by design.

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  3. cVim icon

    cVim

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Google Chrome

    An extension adding Vim-like bindings to Google Chrome.

    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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  4. Vimac icon

    Vimac

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    Stop using your clunky trackpad/mouse now. Vimac is a productivity application that revolutionizes the way you navigate macOS.

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  5. Vimium-C icon

    Vimium-C

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Microsoft Edge
    • Google Chrome
    • Firefox

    A Customized Vimium (to click web page content and manipulate browser windows using only keyboard) having Chinese support, global Commands and injection functionality, in C-style code for quicker action and less resource cost.

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  6. kindaVim icon

    kindaVim

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac

    Bring Vim moves to macOS input fields. And non input fields. Is that everywhere yet?

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  7. Vimperator icon

    Vimperator

    • 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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  8. Firenvim icon

    Firenvim

    • 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.

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    4vbc

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Chrome OS
    • Google Chrome
    • Google Chrome to Phone

    vb4c adds Vim-like keybindings for search and navigation to any Chrome web browser. This is a fork of the discontinued Chrome extension cVim.

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  10. sVim icon

    sVim

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Safari

    sVim is a Safari extension with shortcuts similar to Vim. The functionality of sVim will mostly follow the Chrome extension cVim.

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