Big Pile of Vim-like

Applications Plugins Configurations
Items of this type have bindings that are either already similar or configurable to resemble Vim-like behaviour to a degree.
Document Viewers

A document viewer for multiple document formats.

A lightweight PDF and XPS viewer.

A universal document viewer developed by KDE.

Image Viewers

An X11 image viewer aimed mostly at console users.


A command line image viewer intended for use with tiling window managers.


Python image viewer with Vim-like keybindings.

Simple X Image Viewer.

An image viewer with Vim-like keybindings.

Image viewer with at least j/k mapped.


A keyboard-driven GUI frontend for the notmuch email indexer.

Terminal calendar and scheduling application with some Vim-like keys by default.

Clipboard manager with advanced features, which claims "support for simple Vim-like editor and shortcuts".

Web-based email client for multiple accounts.

An interactive system-monitor process-viewer and process-manager.

Rougue-like game with h/j/k/l.


A tiny full-featured terminal file manager.

A Web browser for KDE based on WebKit. Has basic Vim-like keys.

Vim-like audio-mixer alternative to alsamixer.

A text-based ncurses BitTorrent client.


Reddit terminal viewer provides a text-based interface to view and interact with reddit.

Ultra-minimalistic Web browser.

Web-based news feed (RSS/Atom) reader and aggregator.

Fork of rxvt terminal emulator that adds Unicode support.

An interactive terminal multitool for tabular data.

The extensible IRC client.

Xpdf is a free PDF viewer and toolkit, including a text extractor, image converter, HTML converter, and more. Most of the tools are available as open source.

MPD Clients

MPD client, which is somewhat Vim-like.

MPD client, which is somewhat Vim-like.


An Internet search engine that emphasizes protecting searchers' privacy and avoiding the filter bubble of personalized search results.

An interactive system-monitor process-viewer and process-manager.

Google mail.

Russian collaborative blog with elements of social network.

Window Managers

macOS window manager with Vim–like hotkeys.

A tiling window manager based on binary space partitioning.

Window manager with kind of Vim-like default mappings.

A lightweight, X11 tiling window manager that is promises to behave like Vim (objects/motions/count).


Tiling WM.

An i3-compatible Wayland compositor.

A small, scriptable window manager, with a 9P filesystem interface and an acme-like layout.