GNvim – Rich Neovim GUI without web bloat

GNvim is a Neovim GUI aiming for a rich code editing experience without any unnecessary web bloat. The developer strives to achieve a similar coding experience as vscode providers but with native stack.

GNvim uses GTK3, a free and open-source cross-platform widget toolkit for creating graphical user interfaces.

GNvim is also free and open source software.

Features include:

  • Built with GTK.
  • Simple and unobtrusive.
  • Ligatures support.
  • Animated cursor.
  • Custom cursor tooltip feature to display Markdown documents. This helps implement features like hover information or signature help.
  • Many nvim external features are implemented:
    • Popupmenu.
      • Own view for preview (:h completeopt).
    • Tabline.
    • Cmdline.
    • Wildmenu.
  • Support for coc.nvim and LanguageClient-neovim completion icons.
  • Supports floating point font sizes.
  • Non-blinking cursor.
  • Visual indicator for modified buffers in tabs.
  • Support for setting fonts via guifont option. GNvim also supports linespace.

Support: Wiki, Gitter
Developer: Ville Hakulinen
License: MIT License

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