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vile is described as 'portable vi clone with extra features and other improvements. It's a text editor that attempts to combine the best aspects of the popular Emacs and vi editors' and is an app in the development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to vile for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, Windows, BSD and Haiku. The best alternative is Vim, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like vile are GNU nano, Micro, CudaText and Traditional Ex - Vi editor.

vile alternatives are mainly Text Editors but may also be Code Editors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of vile.
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  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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    GNU nano

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Haiku

    GNU nano is a small and friendly text editor. Besides basic text editing, nano offers many extra features like an interactive search and replace, go to line and column number, auto-indentation, feature toggles, internationalization support, and filename tab completion.

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  3. Micro is a terminal-based text editor that aims to be easy to use and intuitive, while also taking advantage of the full capabilities of modern terminals.

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  4. CudaText is a cross-platform text editor, written in Lazarus.

    Multi-selections, Replace dialog at bottom
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    Traditional Ex - Vi editor

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD

    The vi editor is one of the most common text editors on Unix. It was developed starting around 1976 by Bill Joy at UCB, who was tired of the ed editor.

    Vi session editing, tildes signify lines not present in the file.


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    JOE

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    JOE is a full featured terminal-based screen editor which is distributed under the GNU General Public License (GPL). JOE has been around since 1988 and comes standard with many Linux distributions.

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  7. Vis

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD

    Vis aims to be a modern, legacy-free, simple yet efficient editor, combining the strengths of both vi(m) and sam.

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    Ox editor

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux

    An independent Rust text editor that runs in your terminal.

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    Vy

    • 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.

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    4coder

    • 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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