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Vim is a text editor first released publicly in 1991. Based on the vi editor common to Unix-like systems, Vim is designed for use both from a command line interface and as a standalone application in a graphical user interface. Vim is free and open source software and is released under a license which includes some charityware clauses, encouraging users who enjoy the software to consider donating to children in Uganda.
What's New in Version 1.0.2
iPad: Fixed issue when launched in landscape mode
A great contribution to the ios ecosystem!
Thank you for your quite faithful port of one of my favorite programs! Contrary to what other reviewers are saying, asking for cloud sync features and so forth, I appreciate that you seem to have simply done what you needed to do to build vim for ios and get it to work. No fancy weirdness, just vim.
Since I use it with the built in keyboard, and since I downloaded the app years ago and haven't updated, it's true I have to make due without some "critical" keys and features. But vim is such a rich empowering environment that I can work around most issues by creating macros and maps that use the existing keys.
Thanks again! I Applid your efforts!
Great effort! Will download again 10/10
Thank you Applidium for making this app . The joke is deep and rings true for any vim user. It appears that Apple has not developed iOS to work like a UNIX computer but we can pretend, right? :open . is sort of a file browser. :! ls does not list files but fails because there is no shell to fork. Great effort! If you expect vim this is not vim. This is an art project for users with nostalgia for the age when computer operating systems used older metaphors, things like "files", "programs" and "directories". RIP to those days. It's bittersweet. Thanks again.
Very good Vim port
Has most of what I like about Vim: .vimrc, encryption. A bit slow to recognize external keyboard, but that might not be the app’s fault. Only 4 stars because the only way to access the files on a different device is by syncing with iTunes. It can’t sync with cloud services like Dropbox, Drive, iClound, etc.
- Category: Productivity
- Updated: Mar 04, 2014
- Version: 1.0.2
- Size: 9.7 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: APPLIDIUM
- © 2012 Applidium
Compatibility: Requires iOS 4.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.