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This package was approved by moderator AdmiringWorm on 4/4/2018.

More powerful plugins

The msgpack API enables structured communication to and from any programming language. Remote plugins run as co-processes that communicate with Neovim safely and asynchronously.

# Better out-of-the-box
Strong defaults
Modern terminal features such as truecolor and bracketed paste
Built-in terminal emulator
First-class embedding
GUIs (or TUIs—such as readline) can nvim --embed or communicate via TCP socket using the discoverable msgpack API.

# Drop-in replacement for Vim
Neovim is an extension of Vim: feature-parity and backwards compatibility are high priorities. If you are already familiar with Vim, see :help nvim-from-vim to learn about the differences.

To install Neovim, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install neovim --version 0.2.2

To upgrade Neovim, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade neovim --version 0.2.2


  • tools\chocolateybeforemodify.ps1 Show
    $packageName = "neovim"
    $destDir = Join-Path $(Get-ToolsLocation) $packageName
    Remove-Item $destDir -Force -Recurse
    exit $?
  • tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'; # stop on all errors
    $packageName= 'neovim' # arbitrary name for the package, used in messages
    $destDir = Join-Path $(Get-ToolsLocation) $packageName
    $url        = '' # download url, HTTPS preferred
    $url64      = '' # 64bit URL here (HTTPS preferred) or remove - if installer contains both (very rare), use $url
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName   = $packageName
      unzipLocation = $destDir
      url           = $url
      url64bit      = $url64
      softwareName  = 'neovim*' #part or all of the Display Name as you see it in Programs and Features. It should be enough to be unique
      checksum      = 'EDBB17047F9A1BDC01ACF965430EBBC61BD05A9D39668C9CC6961EA47F471C47'
      checksumType  = 'sha256' #default is md5, can also be sha1, sha256 or sha512
      checksum64    = '66BAB53EC0A8AFF854921B6925630026649F3A49BB7913D19A4A602FFC138C92'
      checksumType64= 'sha256' #default is checksumType
      validExitCodes= @(0) #please insert other valid exit codes here
    Install-ChocolateyZipPackage @packageArgs #
    Write-Output "Please Consider donating"
    Write-Output "Issues? Please visit"

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Software Author(s)

  • Neovim contributors


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Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Neovim 232 Friday, July 20, 2018 approved
Neovim 0.3.0 2098 Thursday, June 14, 2018 approved
Neovim 0.3.0-beta 29 Thursday, June 14, 2018 approved
Neovim 3222 Saturday, April 21, 2018 approved
Neovim 578 Monday, April 16, 2018 approved
Neovim 95 Saturday, April 21, 2018 approved
Neovim 116 Monday, April 9, 2018 approved
Neovim 0.2.2 7124 Thursday, November 30, 2017 approved
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