Whats your favourite colorscheme in Vim/NeoVim?

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  • tokyonight.nvim

    🏙 A clean, dark Neovim theme written in Lua, with support for lsp, treesitter and lots of plugins. Includes additional themes for Kitty, Alacritty, iTerm and Fish.

    I've been using https://github.com/rebelot/kanagawa.nvim for the last couple of months and really like it. I migrated from https://github.com/folke/tokyonight.nvim

  • fzf

    :cherry_blossom: A command-line fuzzy finder

    seoul256 made by junegunn - the developer who created the awesome fzf tool!

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  • vim-darkness

    Dark, monochromatic Vim colorscheme


  • vim-one

    Adaptation of one-light and one-dark colorschemes for Vim

    its one with a darker background.

  • vim

    🧛🏻‍♂️ Dark theme for Vim (by dracula)

    I use dracula.

  • papercolor-theme

    :art: Light & Dark Vim color schemes inspired by Google's Material Design

    PaperColor. Still the best for me in both, dark and light!

  • my own one derived from solarized

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  • bogster

    A theme for Vim and NeoVim


  • friffle-vim

    Vim colorscheme which matches my dotfiles.

    That would be my own: friffle

  • zazen

    zazen vim color scheme (a personalized version of zenesque)

    Zazen is where it's at for me -> https://github.com/zaki/zazen. Dark, pretty much black and white, but colour for necessary parts.

  • vim

    An ambitious theme for vim (by embark-theme)

    Pretty partial to mine https://github.com/embark-theme/vim

  • palenight.vim

    Soothing color scheme for your favorite [best] text editor


  • zenbones.nvim

    🪨 A collection of contrast-based Vim/Neovim colorschemes


  • vem-dark

    A dark color scheme for Vim/Neovim based on Wombat with support for 16/256/24bit color terminals and GUI version

    Check out vem dark for a slightly updated version of wombat

  • forest-night

    🌲 Comfortable & Pleasant Color Scheme for Vim

  • vim-habamax

    Vim colorscheme

    dark: https://github.com/habamax/vim-habamax

  • vim-habaurora

    vim colorscheme for the day

  • vim-dim

    Dim (/dɪm/; a contraction of Default IMproved) is a clone of Vim’s default colorscheme, with some improvements.

    I use a slightly improved version of default. https://github.com/jeffkreeftmeijer/vim-dim

  • nvim

    🍨 Soothing pastel theme for (Neo)vim

    tokyonight & https://github.com/catppuccin/nvim

  • minimo

    Minimal vim color scheme

  • zengarden

    Calm color scheme for vim/neovim


  • iceberg.vim

    :antarctica: Bluish color scheme for Vim and Neovim

  • onedark.nvim

    Atom's iconic One Dark theme for Neovim, written in Lua (by ful1e5)

    I use ful1e5/onedark.nvim which is written in Lua and has support for a tonne of Neovim plugins including Treesitter

  • Tempus Themes

  • vim-gruvbox8

    A simplified and optimized Gruvbox colorscheme for Vim

    gruvbox8 but I change greens and oranges for shades of pink

  • ambiance-vim

    Minimal dark color theme for vim

  • melange

    🗡️ Warm colorscheme for Neovim and beyond (by savq)

    Anyone else use melange?

  • vim-buddy

    "Buddy" color scheme for vim.

    I have used buddy for years now.

  • sonokai

    High Contrast & Vivid Color Scheme based on Monokai Pro

    Sonokai, specifically the maia sort

  • vim

    320+ color themes for VIM. (by rainglow)

    Rainglow's shrek

  • vim-moonfly-colors

    A dark charcoal theme for classic Vim & modern Neovim


  • no-caffeine-syntax

    A dark, crisp and clean Atom Editor syntax theme with no caffeine

    I created my own so I can duplicate this https://github.com/thomaslindstrom/no-caffeine-syntax which was my Atom color scheme before swapping over

  • pop-punk.vim

    🎸 Dark, high-contrast color scheme for vim


  • vim-noctu

    A Vim color scheme for 16-color terminals

    I do keep Noctu around for compatibility, such as terminal version of Vim inside of the Windows 7 default command prompt.

  • badwolf

    A Vim color scheme.

    Badwolf: https://github.com/sjl/badwolf

  • tender.vim

    A 24bit colorscheme for Vim, Airline and Lightline

  • seoul256.vim

    :deciduous_tree: Low-contrast Vim color scheme based on Seoul Colors

    seoul256 made by junegunn - the developer who created the awesome fzf tool!

  • kanagawa.nvim

    NeoVim dark colorscheme inspired by the colors of the famous painting by Katsushika Hokusai.

    I've been using https://github.com/rebelot/kanagawa.nvim for the last couple of months and really like it. I migrated from https://github.com/folke/tokyonight.nvim

  • gruvbox

    Retro groove color scheme for Vim

  • srcery-vim

    Dark colorscheme for gvim and vim

  • vim-lucius

    Lucius color scheme for vim

  • walh

    Clean vim color scheme; Uses terminal colors for highlights.

    This is something new: https://github.com/casonadams/walh

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