Vim is a command-line editor popular in Linux flavor operation Systems.

It is a popular free open-source editor, that supports Unix, Linux, and macOS.

Originally, it was developed for Unix OS, but later it was ported to a different OS.

VIM features

  • Command-line based

  • Lightweight and fast

  • Multiple windows with buffers supported

  • Search, find, and replace text capabilities

  • Auto indentation

  • Autocomplete with limited support

  • String case conversion lower and upper

  • Less Memory consumed

What is Vim editor used for?

Vim is a text editor used in Linux and macOS.

It is small in size lightweight and fast compared with other editors in Linux.

VIM editor advantages

  • It is simple and easy to use
  • Easy to extend and add features
  • Best editor for opening larger files
  • Command centric and everything supplies using commands and it works best in Unix