Big Pile of Vim-like

Applications Plugins Configurations
Items of this type are applications that are intentionally created to be Vim-like in some respect (possibly disabled by default).

A graphical predecessor of vifm.

License GPL
Languages C
Category File Managers
  • see buildable-version branch and supply CFLAGS=-std=gnu90 on modern GCC (C99 semantics of inline conflicts with GTK+1) if you want to try it out

  • abandoned many years ago

All items of File Managers category

An ncurses file manager written in C with vim like keybindings. It aims to provide an interface like ranger while being lightweight, fast and minimal.

ranger-like file browser, but a little more Emacs-flavoured.

An attempt to implement graphical Vim-like file manager in Java.


Terminal file manager, which is a clone of ranger.

Small file browser.

A console file manager with Vi key bindings, includes application association guessing tool.

A small file browser that aims to be simple, fast and portable.

A graphical predecessor of vifm.

File manager with Vim-like keybindings/modes/options/commands/configuration, which also borrows some useful ideas from mutt.