What are the best Vim plugins?

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    #1NERD Commenter

    NERD Commenter

    NERD Commenter is a plugin for Vim code developers. It adds code-commenting features to Vim and allows to edit multiple lines or toggle status at the same time. It also provides a counter of lines before editing them.

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    Free

    May Huang
    Written on February 14, 2019
    "everyone needs this plugin at the moment, well you can still work without this but you'll see you will go faster with this extension. :)"
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    #2Auto Pairs

    Auto Pairs

    Auto Pairs is a plugin for Vim code users. It is a utility script type created by Miao Jiang and is for inserting and deleting brackets in pairs. It can also do the same to parens and quotes. 

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    Free

    Parakram Verma
    Written on February 14, 2019
    "A necessity nowadays, especially when working on a long script. I find it hard to edit and rewrite my codes lately if i dont use this one."
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    #3Surround.vim

    Surround.vim

    Surround.vim is a Vim plugin created by Tim Pope. It is used for editing and developing code using Vim editor. It is used for inserting parentheses and quotation marks on pairs in the code.

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    Free

    Cheshta Gavde
    Written on February 14, 2019
    "thanks for this one softonic., exactly the plugin i am looking for. will help me edit my text easily and will save me a great deal of time!"
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    #4Vim Gitgutter

    Vim Gitgutter

    Vim Gitgutter is a Vim plugin used for identifying git diff in the gutter of lines in the Vim editor. It also can be used to ensure signs are updated and allow for quick jumping between blocks of hunks. 

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    Free

    Zhu Deng
    Written on February 14, 2019
    "If you work on multiple scripts at the same time fopr different projects i suggest you add this one so you'll easily mark your changes. :) lucky this list has this, most list i saw out there didnt have this one."
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    #5lightline.vim

    lightline.vim is a utility script plugin that allows easier replacing of statusline in Vim. It can assign colors to split panes for added order or simply just aesthetics.

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    #6VIM Fugitive

    VIM Fugitive

    VIM Fugitive is a utility script type plugin created by Tim Pope. It is a Git wrapper for developers that use Vim editor. It can also view blobs, trees, commits, and tags in the lines for easier monitoring.

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    #7Vim Multiple Cursors

    Vim Multiple Cursors

    Vim Multiple Cursors is a utility script type plugin created by Terry Ma. It allows Vim code users to refactor lines quickly and can add cursors to selected lines. It can also use the command to match regexp.

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    #8Vim Eunuch

    Vim Eunuch

    Vim Eunuch is a plugin created by Tim Pope. It adds more than 10 critical commands needed for smoother operations using the Vim editor. It is designed to improve efficiency in Vim. 

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    Free

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Summary

Best What are the best Vim plugins
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1NERD CommenterSoftware 19 Free
2Auto PairsSoftware 11 Free
3Surround.vimSoftware 8 Free
4Vim GitgutterSoftware 4 Free
5lightline.vimSoftware 3 Free
6VIM FugitiveSoftware 2 Free
7Vim Multiple CursorsSoftware 1 Free
8Vim EunuchSoftware 0 Free
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