Neovim is a rewrite of vim in Lua with the goal of modularizing the code to make it more maintainable and easier to contribute to. As the official website says, “Neovim is built for users who want the good parts of Vim, and more.”

How to install

To install Neovim, run one of the following commands:

# macOS via Homebrew
brew install neovim

# Windows via Chocolatey
choco install neovim

# Ubuntu
sudo apt install neovim

For other platforms, you can find instructions in their wiki here.

How to start

To start neovim after installing run nvim.

To read more about the Neovim project, visit the official website here.