Alternatives to Dracula

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  • GitHub repo dircolors-solarized

    This is a repository of themes for GNU ls (configured via GNU dircolors) that support Ethan Schoonover’s Solarized color scheme.

    Solarized is everywhere.

  • GitHub repo pinkmare

    A crossup colorscheme between Miramare and PinkCatBoo

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  • GitHub repo nord

    An arctic, north-bluish color palette.

    Nord theme is great

  • GitHub repo gruvbox

    Retro groove color scheme for Vim

    Dracula used to be my main theme until I discovered Gruvbox

  • GitHub repo onehalf

    Clean, vibrant and pleasing color schemes for Vim, Sublime Text, iTerm, gnome-terminal and more.

    OneHalf is my favorite

  • GitHub repo themer

    🎨 themer takes a set of colors and generates themes for your apps (editors, terminals, wallpapers, and more).

    You could have a look at Themer: which also has a nice Web app at It let's you generate your own palette or choose from some existing/ popular ones, then exports settings/configs for a growing number of applications, f.e. vim, tux, alacritty, web browsers, other terminals etc.

  • GitHub repo gruvbox-contrib

    Ports of the gruvbox colorscheme (by gruvbox-community)

    and ports for other apps:

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  • GitHub repo palenight-iterm2

    An iTerm2 color scheme based on the Material Palenight theme 🔥🔥

    Palenight <3

NOTE: The number of mentions on this list indicates mentions on common posts plus user suggested alternatives. Hence, a higher number means a more popular project.

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