Sublime Text vs. Kakoune vs. VimR



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Description

What is Sublime Text?

Sublime Text is available for OS X, Windows and Linux. One license is all you need to use Sublime Text on every computer you own, no matter what operating system it uses. Sublime Text uses a custom UI toolkit, optimized for speed and beauty, while taking advantage of native functionality on each platform.

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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Pros

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

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What are the cons of using Kakoune?
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Pricing

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Companies

What companies use Sublime Text?
1710 companies on StackShare use Sublime Text
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 Sublime Text?
6 tools on StackShare integrate with Sublime Text
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What are some alternatives to Sublime Text, Kakoune, and VimR?

  • 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
  • Notepad++ - Free source code editor and Notepad replacement

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