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Micro vs VimR: What are the differences?

Developers describe Micro ** as "Modern terminal-based text editor". Micro is a terminal-based text editor that aims to be easy to use and intuitive, while also taking advantage of the full capabilities of modern terminals. It comes as one single, batteries-included, static binary with no dependencies, and you can download and use it right now. On the other hand, **VimR is detailed as "Refined Vim Experience for OS X". 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.

Micro and VimR can be categorized as "Text Editor" tools.

Micro and VimR are both open source tools. It seems that Micro with 11.1K GitHub stars and 503 forks on GitHub has more adoption than VimR with 4.14K GitHub stars and 121 GitHub forks.

What is Micro ?

Micro is a terminal-based text editor that aims to be easy to use and intuitive, while also taking advantage of the full capabilities of modern terminals. It comes as one single, batteries-included, static binary with no dependencies, and you can download and use it right now.

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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