vile Alternatives

    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 (Free, Open Source), CudaText (Free, Open Source), Micro (Free, Open Source) and JOE (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 6, 2020


    • Linux
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • BSD
    • Haiku
    • AmigaOS
    • OpenSolaris
    • MorphOS


    • Terminal-based
    • Command line interface
    • Extensible by Plugins/Extensions
    • Lightweight
    • Terminal emulator
    • Modal editor
    • Native application
    • Customizable
    • Syntax Highlighting
    • Dedication to home row
    • Plugin manager
    • Plugin system
    • Portable
    • Regex substitution
    • Support for regular expressions
    • Search and replace
    • Sync with Simplenote
    • Spell checking
    • User friendly
    • Vim Buffers


    • Free
    • Open Source
    • Paid
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