Multi-platform programmer's editor modelled to a degree on vi that was originally released for the Atari ST in the latter half of the 80's as STEVIE but around 1990 it was forked into a version called xvi and ported to a host of operating systems including AIX, BSD, HP-UX, Linux, MS-DOS, OS/2, QNX, Solaris, SunOS, Sunview, UNIX System V, Windows NT and Xenix/386. While functionally similar to vi it adds a number of more modern features such as multiple buffers and so on.
There was for a time also available a CLI mode port of xvi available for OS/2 but that appears lost to the vagaries of time.
- Latest version: Xvi/PM Alpha 4
- Last known version: 2.49
- Open source in the public domain, OS/2 PM source was never released
- Chris Downey (Original xvi author)
- John Downey (Original xvi author)
- Martin Guy (Current maintainer)
- Ned Konz (OS/2 PM port)