Spacemacs logo
Emacs advanced Kit focused on Evil: The best editor is neither Emacs nor Vim, it's Emacs *and* Vim!

What is Spacemacs?

Since version 0.101.0 and later Spacemacs totally abolishes the frontiers between Vim and Emacs. The user can now choose his/her preferred editing style and enjoy all the Spacemacs features. Even better, it is possible to dynamically switch between the two styles seamlessly which makes it possible for programmers with different styles to do seat pair programming using the same editor.
Spacemacs is a tool in the Tools for Text Editors category of a tech stack.
Spacemacs is an open source tool with 18.3K GitHub stars and 4.5K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Spacemacs's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Spacemacs?

10 companies reportedly use Spacemacs in their tech stacks, including Agworld Pty, Xerpa, and untapt.

97 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Spacemacs.

Spacemacs Integrations

Why developers like Spacemacs?

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use Spacemacs

Spacemacs's Features

  • Batteries Included
  • Nice UI
  • Excellent ergonomics
  • Convenient and Mnemonic Key Bindings
  • Great Documentation

Spacemacs Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Spacemacs?
Neovim is a project that seeks to aggressively refactor Vim in order to: simplify maintenance and encourage contributions, split the work between multiple developers, enable the implementation of new/modern user interfaces without any modifications to the core source, and improve extensibility with a new plugin architecture.
GNU Emacs is an extensible, customizable text editor—and more. At its core is an interpreter for Emacs Lisp, a dialect of the Lisp programming language with extensions to support text editing.
It is a popular developer productivity extension for Microsoft Visual Studio. It automates most of what can be automated in your coding routines. It finds compiler errors, runtime errors, redundancies, and code smells right as you type, suggesting intelligent corrections for them.
A collection of Atom UIs to support language services as part of Atom IDE, designed for use with packages built on top of atom-languageclient.
A minimalist Vim plugin manager.
See all alternatives

Spacemacs's Stats

Spacemacs's Followers
92 developers follow Spacemacs to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
Kevin Grimes
Bikram Suwal
Baljeet Kumar
Yu Yingshen
Krystian Rozycki
Roman Myronov
Miguel Romero Moracho
John Soo