|Group Title:||Vim (Vi IMproved)|
Vim (a contraction of Vi IMproved) is a clone of Bill Joy's vi editor for Unix. It was written by Bram Moolenaar based on source for a port of the Stevie editor to the Amiga and first released publicly in 1991.
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 that includes some charityware clauses, encouraging users who enjoy the software to consider donating to children in Uganda.
The license is compatible with the GNU General Public License.