Notepad++ is a free source code editor and Notepad replacement that supports several languages. Based on the powerful editing component Scintilla, Notepad++ is written in C++ and uses pure Win32 API and STL which ensures a higher execution speed and smaller program size. By optimizing as many routines as possible without losing user friendliness, Notepad++ is trying to reduce the world carbon dioxide emissions.
- All needed features included, light weight and to the point. Good support for RtL scripts and customization. The only possible problem found is that the official builds are compiled for MS-Windows only, but it is open source, so that's no big deal breaker!
- Notepad++ has built-in support for many languages and a great plugin system for more.
- notepad++ has very les plugins and isn't very customizable