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DroidVim on Windows Pc

Developed By: ShiftRot

License: Free

Rating: 4,5/5 - 504 votes

Last Updated: June 12, 2021

App Details

Version 2.2.6+DFM
Size 8.9 MB
Release Date June 11, 21
Category Tools Apps

App Permissions:
Allows applications to open network sockets. [see more (5)]

What's New:
* Vim 8.2.2966* Improve default settings. [see more]

Changelog:
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Download on Windows PC

Compatible with Windows 7/8/10 Pc & Laptop

Download on Android

Compatible with Android 5.0+ (Lollipop)

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About this app

On this page you can download DroidVim and install on Windows PC. DroidVim is free Tools app, developed by ShiftRot. Latest version of DroidVim is 2.2.6+DFM, was released on 2021-06-11 (updated on 2021-06-12). Estimated number of the downloads is more than 50,000. Overall rating of DroidVim is 4,5. Generally most of the top apps on Android Store have rating of 4+. This app had been rated by 504 users, 35 users had rated it 5*, 403 users had rated it 1*.

This app is for those who understand Vim and unix.

DroidVim is a Vim clone text editor ported for Android.
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How to install DroidVim on Windows?

Instruction on how to install DroidVim on Windows 7/8/10 Pc & Laptop

In this post, I am going to show you how to install DroidVim on Windows PC by using Android App Player such as BlueStacks, Nox, KOPlayer, ...

Below you will find a detailed step-by-step guide, but I want to give you a fast overview of how it works. All you need is an emulator that will emulate an Android device on your Windows PC and then you can install applications and use it - you see you're playing it on Android, but this runs not on a smartphone or tablet, it runs on a PC.

If this doesn't work on your PC, or you cannot install, comment here and we will help you!

Step By Step Guide To Install DroidVim using BlueStacks

  1. Download and Install BlueStacks at: https://www.bluestacks.com. The installation procedure is quite simple. After successful installation, open the Bluestacks emulator. It may take some time to load the Bluestacks app initially. Once it is opened, you should be able to see the Home screen of Bluestacks.
  2. Google Play Store comes pre-installed in Bluestacks. On the home screen, find Google Play Store and click on the icon to open it. You may need to sign in to access the Play Store.
  3. Look for "DroidVim" in the search bar. Click to install "DroidVim" from the search results.
  4. If you don't see this app from the search results, you need to download APK/XAPK installer file from this page, save it to an easy-to-find location. Once the APK/XAPK file is downloaded, double-click to open it. You can also drag and drop the APK/XAPK file onto the BlueStacks home screen to open it.
  5. Once installed, click "DroidVim" icon on the home screen to start using, it'll work like a charm :D

[Notes] about Bluetooth: At the moment, support for Bluetooth is not available on BlueStacks. Hence, apps that require control of Bluetooth may not work on BlueStacks.

How to install DroidVim on Windows PC using NoxPlayer

  1. Download & Install NoxPlayer at: https://www.bignox.com. The installation is easy to carry out.
  2. After NoxPlayer is installed, open it and you can see the search bar on the home screen. Look for "DroidVim" and click to install from the search results.
  3. You can also download the APK/XAPK installer file from this page, then drag and drop it onto the NoxPlayer home screen. The installation process will take place quickly. After successful installation, you can find "DroidVim" on the home screen of NoxPlayer.

Discussion

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* Vim 8.2.2966
* Improve default settings.

June 11, 2021

* Vim 8.2.2847
* Fix fatal crash.
* Improvements for some devices.

May 17, 2021

* Vim 8.2.2771
* Improve the function bar.
* Preparing for Google Play policy changes.

April 18, 2021

* Vim 8.2.2601
* Fix file manager did not start on some devices.
* Improve share intent for a local html file.

March 19, 2021

* Vim 8.2.2510
* Improve external storage access.
* Add cloud storage preference. (Preference > Drawer & apps)
* Fix file manager did not start on some devices.

February 14, 2021

* Vim 8.2.2359
* Improve behavior on Android 10/11.
* Improve behavior if installed on external storage.
* Fix storage access handling.

January 26, 2021

* Vim 8.2.2359
* Improve behavior on Android 10/11.
* Improve behavior if installed on external storage.

January 22, 2021

* Vim 8.2.2220 (Please update git and python manually.)
* Fix crash on Android 10/11.
* Add physical keyboard option to the Text input mode section.
* Add proot option to the shell section.

January 01, 2021

* Vim 8.2.2220 (Please update git and python manually.)
* Fix crash on Android 10/11.
* Add physical keyboard option to the Text input mode section.
* Add proot option to the shell section.

December 28, 2020

* Vim 8.2.1920 (Update Vim.python via Menu Extras)
* Improve writing a file to external storage.
* Fix clipboard behavior.

October 31, 2020

* Vim 8.2.1704 (Update Vim.python via Menu Extras)
* Add pinch in/out to change the font scale. (See Preference > Gestures)
* Disable scoped storage temporarily (Android 11)
* Fix screen text selection not work.

September 24, 2020

* Vim 8.2.1704 (Update Vim.python via Menu Extras)
* Add pinch in/out to change the font scale. (See Preference > Gestures)
* Disable scoped storage temporarily (Android 11)
* Fix screen text selection not work.

September 21, 2020

* Vim 8.1.1749
- Use "Extra" button to update Vim (+Python).
* Add fixed-size function bar.
* Change the default settings for full gesture navigation.
* Fix Android Q issue.

August 01, 2019

* Vim 8.1.1601
- Use "Extra" button to update Vim (+Python).
* Enable "iminsert" option (For non-English languages)
- See "Help" > "Text input mode".
* Improve document provider.
* Improve external storage handling.
* Improve notification.

June 27, 2019

* Vim 8.1.1362
- Use "Extra" button to update Vim (+Python).
* Improve document provider.
- Copy, move and delete files/folders using the "Files" app. (Android 8 or later)
* Improve error handling.
* Change download server (Android 4.4).

June 20, 2019

* Vim 8.1.1362
- Use "Extra" button to update Vim (+Python).
* Improve document provider.
- Copy, move and delete files/folders using the "Files" app. (Android 8 or later)
* Improve error handling.
* Change download server (Android 4.4).

June 06, 2019

* Vim 8.1.1295
- Use "Extra" button to update Vim (+Python).
* For Kindle/Beta user
- Please use the "Uninstall Extra Contents" button and then reinstall Git/Python.

Allows applications to open network sockets.
Allows applications to access information about networks.
Allows using PowerManager WakeLocks to keep processor from sleeping or screen from dimming.
Allows an application to write to external storage.
Allows an application to read from external storage.