Files with VIM extension can be mainly found as scripts from Vim text editor.

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VIM file extension - Vim script file

What is vim file? How to open vim files?

File type specification:

Source code and script file type icon Source code and script file type

The VIM file extension is mainly related to script files used by Vim text editor. It is a highly configurable and powerful text editing program. These *.vim files are default scripts used by the program.

The default software associated to vim file type:

Vim icon

Vim  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
Bram Moolenaar

Vim is configurable text editor used to efficient text editing. It is based on the VI editor distributed with most UNIX operating systems.

Help how to open VIM files:

This file type is not meant to be opened directly, there is no software that could open and work with it directly, or there is no information available in public sources about opening this file type. This is usually the case of some internal data files, caches, temporary files etc.

How to convert file with extension VIM:

As far as we know, this .vim file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of software applications associated to the .vim file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open vim file, edit vim file, convert vim file, view vim file, play vim file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is ableto perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting vim files.

  • Open vim file
  • Edit vim file
  • Others vim file

Software that open vim file - Vim script file

Click on the link to get more information about Vim for open vim file action.


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