AlternativeTo Logo

    Vimperator Alternatives

    Vimperator is described as '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' and is an app in the web browsers category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Vimperator for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Google Chrome and Firefox. The best alternative is qutebrowser, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Vimperator are Vimium, Nyxt browser, cVim and Vimac.

    This page was last updated May 23, 2022
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Firefox
    More
    Vimperator is a Firefox browser extension with strong inspiration from the Vim text editor, with a mind towards faster and...
    Learn more about Vimperator

    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.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Google Chrome
      • Firefox
      More
      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.


    2. Nyxt is a new type of web browser for power users. It's built from the ground-up to be completely customizable. Out of the box Nyxt ships with tens of features that allow you to quickly analayze, navigate, and extract information from the Internet.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Google Chrome
      More
      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).

      No screenshots yet
    3. Stop using your clunky trackpad/mouse now. Vimac is a productivity application that revolutionizes the way you navigate macOS.
      No screenshots yet


    4. 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.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Chrome OS
      • Vivaldi Browser
      • Google Chrome
      • Chromium
      More
      Rich shortcuts to click links/switch tabs/scroll pages or capture full page, use Chrome like vim for productivity.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      More
      More
      Simple vimium/vimperator style navigation for Windows applications based on the UI Automation framework. In essence, it works the same as screen readers or accessibility programs but with the goal of making any Windows program faster to use.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      More
      Vim is the Vim Inspired Electron Browser: Vim bindings for the web by design.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Microsoft Edge
      • Google Chrome
      • Firefox
      More
      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.
    Showing 10 of 21 alternatives