nvim-treesitter VS tree-sitter

Compare nvim-treesitter vs tree-sitter and see what are their differences.


Nvim Treesitter configurations and abstraction layer (by nvim-treesitter)


An incremental parsing system for programming tools (by tree-sitter)
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nvim-treesitter tree-sitter
300 62
9,364 16,289
4.2% 4.7%
9.9 9.8
4 days ago 5 days ago
Scheme Rust
Apache License 2.0 MIT License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of nvim-treesitter. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2024-02-03.


Posts with mentions or reviews of tree-sitter. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2024-03-24.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing nvim-treesitter and tree-sitter you can also consider the following projects:

coc.nvim - Nodejs extension host for vim & neovim, load extensions like VSCode and host language servers.

nvim-lspconfig - Quickstart configs for Nvim LSP

vim-polyglot - A solid language pack for Vim.

vim-python-pep8-indent - A nicer Python indentation style for vim.

packer.nvim - A use-package inspired plugin manager for Neovim. Uses native packages, supports Luarocks dependencies, written in Lua, allows for expressive config

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

nvim-autopairs - autopairs for neovim written in lua

indent-blankline.nvim - Indent guides for Neovim

Visual Studio Code - Visual Studio Code

semshi - 🌈 Semantic Highlighting for Python in Neovim

minimap.vim - 📡 Blazing fast minimap / scrollbar for vim, powered by code-minimap written in Rust.

playground - Treesitter playground integrated into Neovim