FVim – cross platform Neovim front-end UI

FVim is a cross-platform Neovim frontend user interface.

FVim uses Avalonia, a cross-platform XAML-based UI framework providing a flexible styling system and supporting a wide range of operating systems.

FVim is free and open source software.

Features include:

  • Theming done the (Neo)Vim way:
    • Cursor color/blink.
    • Background image/composition.
    • Custom UI elements are themed with colorscheme settings
    • And more!
  • Font handling:
    • Proper font rendering — respects font style, baseline, ligatures etc.
    • Built-in support for Nerd font — no need to patch your fonts.
    • East Asia wide glyph display with font fallback options.
    • Fine-grained font tweaking knobs for personal font rendering.
    • Emojis.
  • GUI framework
    • HiDPI support.
    • High performance rendering, low latency (60FPS on 4K display with reasonable font size).
    • GPU acceleration.
  • Remoting
    • Use a Windows FVim frontend with a WSL neovim: fvim –wsl.
    • Use the front end with a remote neovim: fvim –ssh user@host.
    • Use custom neovim binary: fvim –nvim ~/bin/nvim.appimage.
    • Host a daemon to preload NeoVim.
    • Connect to a remote NeoVim backend: fvim –connect localhost:9527.

Website: github.com/yatli/fvim
Developer: Yatao Li and contributors
License: MIT License

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