gedit vs. VimR



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What is gedit?

gedit is the GNOME text editor. While aiming at simplicity and ease of use, gedit is a powerful general purpose text editor.

What is VimR?

Project VimR is an attempt to refine the Vim experience. The goal is to build an editor that uses Vim inside with many of the convenience GUI features similar to those present in modern editors for Mac.

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Why do developers choose gedit?
Why do you like gedit?

Why do developers choose VimR?
Why do you like VimR?

What are the cons of using gedit?
Downsides of gedit?

What are the cons of using VimR?
No Cons submitted yet for VimR
Downsides of VimR?

What companies use gedit?
2 companies on StackShare use gedit
What companies use VimR?
1 companies on StackShare use VimR

What are some alternatives to gedit and VimR?

  • Visual Studio Code - Build and debug modern web and cloud applications, by Microsoft
  • Sublime Text - A sophisticated text editor for code, markup and prose.
  • Vim - Highly configurable text editor built to enable efficient text editing
  • Atom - A hackable text editor for the 21st Century

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