Neovim vs. Kakoune vs. VimR

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Description

What is Neovim?

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.

What is Kakoune?

Kakoune is a code editor heavily inspired by Vim, as such most of its commands are similar to vi’s ones. Kakoune can operate in two modes, normal and insertion. In insertion mode, keys are directly inserted into the current buffer. In normal mode, keys are used to manipulate the current selection and to enter insertion mode.

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 Neovim?
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    Why do developers choose Kakoune?
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    Why do developers choose VimR?
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    Cons

    What are the cons of using Neovim?
    No Cons submitted yet for Neovim
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    What are the cons of using Kakoune?
    No Cons submitted yet for Kakoune
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    What are the cons of using VimR?
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    Pricing

    How much does Neovim cost?
    How much does Kakoune cost?
    How much does VimR cost?

    Companies

    What companies use Neovim?
    10 companies on StackShare use Neovim
    What companies use Kakoune?
    0 companies on StackShare use Kakoune
    What companies use VimR?
    1 companies on StackShare use VimR

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Neovim?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with Neovim
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    What are some alternatives to Neovim, Kakoune, and VimR?

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

    See all alternatives to Neovim



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