Whats your favourite colorscheme in Vim/NeoVim?

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  • nvim

    🍨 Soothing pastel theme for NeoVim (by catppuccin)

    Catppuccin https://github.com/catppuccin/nvim After many changes from gruvbox, nord, sonokai… I think I found the one 😻

  • nightfox.nvim

    🦊A highly customizable theme for vim and neovim with support for lsp, treesitter and a variety of plugins.

    That has to be nightfox.nvim in my case. Wonderful dark & light palettes and extra themes for Xresources and plenty of terminals. Highly customizable. Just excellent.

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  • onedark.nvim

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

    ful1e5/onedark.nvim is completely written in Lua which means it loads way faster. It also supports Treesitter which provides way better syntax highlighting, which dick/onedark.vim doesn't. Lastly, my favourite feature is that it allows you to override/create highlight group configs and pass to the plugin before loading the colorscheme which makes customizing highlight groups super easy (and I would guess faster as well?) compared to calling highlight a bunch of times in your config. Here's What my configuration of it looks like if you're curious.

  • onedark.vim

    A dark Vim/Neovim color scheme inspired by Atom's One Dark syntax theme.

    ful1e5/onedark.nvim is completely written in Lua which means it loads way faster. It also supports Treesitter which provides way better syntax highlighting, which dick/onedark.vim doesn't. Lastly, my favourite feature is that it allows you to override/create highlight group configs and pass to the plugin before loading the colorscheme which makes customizing highlight groups super easy (and I would guess faster as well?) compared to calling highlight a bunch of times in your config. Here's What my configuration of it looks like if you're curious.

  • vim-dim

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

  • srcery-vim

    Dark colorscheme for gvim and vim

  • cosme.vim

    Cosmetic color scheme for Vim

    Cosme https://github.com/beikome/cosme.vim

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  • orlock.nvim

    Dracula-ish colorscheme variant for neovim written in Lua

    I forked Mofiqul's dracula.nvim config and tweaked everything to my preference, using almost entirely tailwind hex values. https://github.com/beardage/orlock.nvim

  • vim-colors-plain

    Minimal colorscheme for vim

    I've been using the light version of vim-colors-plain for years. Extremely simple.

  • sonokai

    High Contrast & Vivid Color Scheme based on Monokai Pro

  • zenbones.nvim

    🪨 A collection of contrast-based Vim/Neovim colorschemes

    Second best with minimalism as a completely different philosophy: zenbones.nvim

  • vim-burnttoast256

    A Vim color scheme

    [burnttoast](https://github.com/quantum-omega/vim-burnttoast256)

  • vim-monotone

    A dark, monochrome colorscheme for vim

  • falcon

    A colour scheme for terminals, Vim and friends. (by fenetikm)

    Falcon is my favorite. Very readable in many different scenarios.

  • iceberg.vim

    :antarctica: Bluish color scheme for Vim and Neovim

    iceberg, so far so good to me

  • nvim

    My Neovim configuration (by melkster)

    ful1e5/onedark.nvim is completely written in Lua which means it loads way faster. It also supports Treesitter which provides way better syntax highlighting, which dick/onedark.vim doesn't. Lastly, my favourite feature is that it allows you to override/create highlight group configs and pass to the plugin before loading the colorscheme which makes customizing highlight groups super easy (and I would guess faster as well?) compared to calling highlight a bunch of times in your config. Here's What my configuration of it looks like if you're curious.

  • boo-colorscheme-nvim

    Boo is a colorscheme for Neovim with handcrafted support for LSP, Treesitter.

    I really love BOO https://github.com/rockerBOO/boo-colorscheme-nvim but it seems not fully baked. Keeping my eye out though, because definitely my favorite colors.

  • base16-vim

    Base16 for Vim

    chriskempson/base16-vim

  • doom-one.vim

    A dark colorschme for vim, ported from doom-emacs' doom-one theme.

    I love doom one

  • raider.vim

    A Vim colour scheme for archaeological escapades.

    My favourite is Raider.vim which I made.

  • photon.vim

    A pair of Vim colour schemes with minimal syntax highlighting.

    (I also built Photon.vim.)

  • vim-nightfly-guicolors

    Another dark color scheme for Vim & Neovim

    Nightfly

  • vim-escuro

    Modified version of the vim-railscasts colorscheme fitting my own peculiar tastes

  • citylights.nvim

    A Neovim port of the beautiful City Lights syntax theme by Yummygum

    Citylights, everywhere. I ported it from VSCode/Sublime because it's so good (neovim, vim). I've got themes for it on my terminal, tmux, Slack, and every program I can change colours on too.

  • citylights.vim

    A Vim port of the beautiful City Lights syntax theme by Yummygum

    Citylights, everywhere. I ported it from VSCode/Sublime because it's so good (neovim, vim). I've got themes for it on my terminal, tmux, Slack, and every program I can change colours on too.

  • vim-moonfly-colors

    A dark color scheme for Vim & Neovim

    I like moonfly: https://github.com/bluz71/vim-moonfly-colors

  • vim-fahrenheit

    Dark, warm base16 Vim theme for 256-color terminals

    If I had to take only one with me to an uninhabited island, I'd probably take mustang. That's the theme I used most I think. Otherwise I'll be like 80% comfortable with most dark themes. Currently using https://github.com/fcpg/vim-fahrenheit . Since the beginning of the pandemic.

  • nord

    An arctic, north-bluish color palette.

    Yes...tmux, terminal, slack, etc... You can read all about them here.

  • spaceduck

    🚀 🦆 An intergalactic space theme for Vim, Terminal, and more!

    Still working on mine haven’t touched it in awhile but spaceduck 🚀🦆

  • To keep it simple, I use the built-in darkblue colorscheme.

  • kanagawa.nvim

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

    Kanagawa

  • material.nvim

    :trident: Material colorscheme for NeoVim written in Lua with built-in support for native LSP, TreeSitter and many more plugins

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