delta VS vim-gitgutter

Compare delta vs vim-gitgutter and see what are their differences.


A syntax-highlighting pager for git, diff, and grep output (by dandavison)


A Vim plugin which shows git diff markers in the sign column and stages/previews/undoes hunks and partial hunks. (by airblade)
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delta vim-gitgutter
36 14
11,383 7,350
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9.4 6.3
3 days ago about 1 month ago
Rust Vim Script
MIT License MIT License
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Activity is a relative number indicating how actively a project is being developed. Recent commits have higher weight than older ones.
For example, an activity of 9.0 indicates that a project is amongst the top 10% of the most actively developed projects that we are tracking.


Posts with mentions or reviews of delta. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-11-10.


Posts with mentions or reviews of vim-gitgutter. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-10-05.
  • Soon, there will be another splitballer!
    4 projects | | 5 Oct 2021
    Also useful:
  • Using Git From Vim
    8 projects | | 17 Sep 2021
    And it's not all, so check it out.
  • a little vim distro using Vim8+ packages
    8 projects | | 16 Sep 2021
    plugins=( "$HOME/.vim/pack/vendor/start/vim-airline" "" "$HOME/.vim/pack/vendor/start/nerdtree" "" "$HOME/.vim/pack/vendor/start/nerdtree-git-plugin" "" "$HOME/.vim/pack/packages/start/fzf" "" "$HOME/.vim/pack/packages/start/fzf.vim" "" "$HOME/.vim/pack/tpope/start/fugitive" "" "$HOME/.vim/pack/vendor/start/vim-gitgutter" "" ) echo "\n >>> START plugins installation " for i in ${!plugins[@]}; do if (( i % 2 == 0 )) then # echo $i folder="${plugins[$i]}" url="${plugins[$i+1]}" if [ ! -d "$folder" ] ; then git clone "$url" "$folder" else git -C $folder pull fi fi vim -u NONE -c "helptags $folder/doc" -c q done echo " >>> END plugins installation "
  • footprints. Highlight last edited lines.
    2 projects | | 13 Sep 2021
    Interesting idea! To clarify, :changes is persistent within a session, right? Also, how do you differentiate this plugin from gitgutter
  • Catppuccino.nvim: An eye-candy and full-featured Neovim theme with support for native LSP, Trees-sitter, and more!
    18 projects | | 22 Aug 2021
    # 🎁 Features - Multiple colorschemes (AKA [flavors](#-flavors)) available! - Handy CLI for loading colorschemes. - Allows user remaps. - Extensible for many use cases. - Integrations with a lot of stuff: - [Treesitter]( - [Native LSP]( - [Telescope]( - [LSP Saga]( - [Trouble]( - [WhichKey]( - [Git signs]( - [BarBar]( - [NvimTree]( - [Lualine]( - [Git Gutter]( - [Fern]( - [Lightline]( - [Dashboard]( - [Markdown]( - [Sneak]( - [Neogit]( - [Indent Blankline](
  • Plugins útiles para VIM editor
    8 projects | | 13 Jul 2021
  • Show HN: GitHub style split diffs with syntax highlighting in your terminal
    10 projects | | 1 May 2021
  • Show git deltas in editor
    4 projects | | 24 Apr 2021
    vim-gitgutter is great.
  • New dark Neovim theme TokyoNight written in Lua, with support for lsp, treesitter and lots of plugins.
    22 projects | | 19 Apr 2021
    Git Gutter
  • Git Gutter: Is there one?
    2 projects | | 31 Mar 2021
    I'm looking for a plug-in (or config snippet) that provides a git gutter (like vim-gitgutter). Any suggestions?

What are some alternatives?

When comparing delta and vim-gitgutter you can also consider the following projects:

vim-fugitive - fugitive.vim: A Git wrapper so awesome, it should be illegal

diff-so-fancy - Good-lookin' diffs. Actually… nah… The best-lookin' diffs. :tada:

lualine.nvim - A blazing fast and easy to configure neovim statusline plugin written in pure lua. [Moved to:]

nvim-treesitter - Nvim Treesitter configurations and abstraction layer

nvim-compe - Auto completion Lua plugin for nvim

telescope.nvim - Find, Filter, Preview, Pick. All lua, all the time.

lightline.vim - A light and configurable statusline/tabline plugin for Vim

neovim - Vim-fork focused on extensibility and usability

vim-airline - lean & mean status/tabline for vim that's light as air

barbar.nvim - The neovim tabline plugin.

vim-devicons - Adds file type icons to Vim plugins such as: NERDTree, vim-airline, CtrlP, unite, Denite, lightline, vim-startify and many more