Although the application was designed especially for programmers and developers, can also be used to edit and save simple text files or convert text to HTML code.
It provides syntax-highlighting (keywords, comments, operators etc.), row numbering and automatic indentation, a valuable aid to code reading.
As regards text editing, you can use tools like spelling checker (including corrections suggestions), find & replace or you may change the type of font and its size.
In addition, Vim features various powerful color schemes as visual aid for reading code, highlight and color tests, manual syntax, completion commands and it also enables you to open and work with multiple files at same time. You can also split your current window both vertically and horizontally.
It’s a powerful, highly-configurable text editor designed especially for writing code.