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MacVim for Mac

Port of the text editor Vim.

Free
In English
4.8
Based on 16 user rates

MacVim overview

MacVim is a port of the text editor Vim to Mac OS X that is meant to look better and integrate more seamlessly with the Mac than the older Carbon port of Vim.

MacVim supports multiple windows with tabbed editing and a host of other features such as:

  • Bindings to standard OS X keyboard shortcuts (⌘-Z, ⌘-V, ⌘-A, ⌘-G, etc.),
  • Transparent backgrounds,
  • Full-screen mode,
  • Multibyte editing with OS X input methods and automatic font substitution,
  • ODB editor support,
  • And more...

Most importantly, MacVim brings you the full power of Vim 7.2 to Mac OS X.

What’s new in version 9.1.0

  • Updated to Vim 9.1.0
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MacVim for Mac

Free
In English
Version 9.1.0
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4.8

(14 Reviews of MacVim)

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3ddykwok
3ddykwok
Nov 30 2020
8.2.1719
5.0
Nov 30 2020
5.0
Version: 8.2.1719
Just installed it on macOS Big Sur Version 11.0.1 and still works like a charm! Maybe anyone would need this little information. I've tried to install it before I installed the XCode and got these error messages: xcode-select: error: tool 'xcodebuild' requires Xcode, but active developer directory '/Library/Developer/CommandLineTools' is a command line tools instance make[1]: *** [macvim] Error 1 make: *** [first] Error 2 I then tried to reinstall the macVim (from the command line again -- via brew) once I finished installing the XCode and everything went smoothly and I'm super happy now.
Michael-Vilain
Michael-Vilain
Aug 13 2020
8.2.1424
3.0
Aug 13 2020
3.0
Version: 8.2.1424
Release 8.2.1424 won't run on 10.13.6. It won't open an edit window but the GUI does run. If I try it from the command line, I get: $ mvim dyld: Library not loaded: /usr/local/opt/gettext/lib/libintl.8.dylib Referenced from: /Applications/MacVim.app/Contents/MacOS/Vim Reason: Incompatible library version: Vim requires version 11.0.0 or later, but libintl.8.dylib provides version 10.0.0 Abort trap: 6 Logged issue in their github account: https://github.com/macvim-dev/macvim/issues/1073
yindi1951
yindi1951
Mar 13 2020
8.2.319
5.0
Mar 13 2020
5.0
Version: 8.2.319
I am delighted to have tripped across. I used “vi” for years when I worked for Sun Microsystems and SGI. It’s like having found a long lost friend
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
Jun 14 2019
8.1.1517
0.0
Jun 14 2019
0.0
Version: 8.1.1517
A security flaw has been found in the source version of Vim. Be sure you keep MacVim up-to-date with the latest version. Details are provided in the report linked below: "If you haven’t patched Vim or NeoVim text editors, you really, really should Sandbox escape in the ancient text editors lets attackers get a reverse shell." https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2019/06/if-you-havent-patched-vim-or-neovim-text-editors-you-really-really-should/
Lumac52
Lumac52
Jul 7 2018
8.0
0.0
Jul 7 2018
0.0
Version: 8.0
Seems to now be hosted here: https://github.com/macvim-dev/macvim
But binary also downloadable here: https://sourceforge.net/projects/macosxvim
sansan341
sansan341
Sep 18 2023
9.0.1897
5.0
Sep 18 2023
5.0
Version: 9.0.1897
3ddykwok
3ddykwok
Nov 30 2020
5.0
Nov 30 2020
5.0
Version: null
Michael-Vilain
Michael-Vilain
Aug 13 2020
3.0
Aug 13 2020
3.0
Version: null
yindi1951
yindi1951
Mar 13 2020
5.0
Mar 13 2020
5.0
Version: null
3160100525
3160100525
Nov 2 2017
4.5
Nov 2 2017
4.5
Version: null
leedo
leedo
Jul 25 2014
5.0
Jul 25 2014
5.0
Version: null
Nick-Lo
Nick-Lo
Dec 21 2012
5.0
Dec 21 2012
5.0
Version: null
Teksestro
Teksestro
Apr 1 2012
5.0
Apr 1 2012
5.0
Version: null
Mellified-Man
Mellified-Man
Mar 21 2012
5.0
Mar 21 2012
5.0
Version: null
Macdylan
Macdylan
Jan 15 2012
5.0
Jan 15 2012
5.0
Version: null
alsar
alsar
Dec 21 2011
5.0
Dec 21 2011
5.0
Version: null
Kiryph
Kiryph
Oct 29 2011
5.0
Oct 29 2011
5.0
Version: null
Carlrj
Carlrj
Jan 24 2011
5.0
Jan 24 2011
5.0
Version: null
Ayub
Ayub
Jun 9 2008
5.0
Jun 9 2008
5.0
Version: null
Chiggsy
Chiggsy
Apr 28 2008
5.0
Apr 28 2008
5.0
Version: null
Thevalrus
Thevalrus
Oct 14 2007
5.0
Oct 14 2007
5.0
Version: null