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What is fzf?

It is a general-purpose command-line fuzzy finder. It's an interactive Unix filter for command-line that can be used with any list; files, command history, processes, hostnames, bookmarks, git commits, etc.
fzf is a tool in the Shell Utilities category of a tech stack.
fzf is an open source tool with 54.4K GitHub stars and 2.2K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to fzf's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses fzf?

21 developers on StackShare have stated that they use fzf.

fzf Integrations

Vim, Linux, Windows, Neovim, and macOS are some of the popular tools that integrate with fzf. Here's a list of all 5 tools that integrate with fzf.

fzf's Features

  • Portable, no dependencies
  • Blazingly fast
  • Flexible layout
  • Batteries included
  • Vim/Neovim plugin
  • key bindings and fuzzy auto-completion

fzf Alternatives & Comparisons

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fzf's Followers
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