gVim – Vim with a built-in GUI

Vim is a text editor that is upwards compatible to Vi.

It can be used to edit all kinds of plain text. It is especially useful for editing programs.

gVim adds a GUI to Vim.

Features include:

  • 24-bit color support.
  • Graphical features including wiggly lines for spell-checking, and flexible cursor shapes.
  • Mouse support including drag-and-drop for files.
  • Customizable menu system.
  • Scrollbars which scroll the Vim buffer.
  • Tooltips – popup balloons.
  • Integrated font support.
  • Improved support for keybindings.

Website: www.vim.org
Support: GitHub Code Repository
Developer: Bram Moolenaar and many contributors
License: Charityware


gVim is written in Vimscript and C. Learn C with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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