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Comment by mahmuds
about Notepad++ · Apr 2017 · Helpful Not helpful

notepad++ best editer software for webdesign

Comment by gjandrews35
about Notepad++ · Apr 2017 · Helpful Not helpful

Fast ! And I dont have to save every time I close the APP.

Comment by ChelOis
about Notepad++ · Apr 2017 · Helpful Not helpful

This marvel is an essential part of the Freeware/OpenSource set of applications that I always install and use on my PC. Do yourself a favor, forget about standard Notepad and other paid or even free alternatives.

Comment by Greenskid
about Notepad++ · Mar 2017 · Helpful Not helpful

Super fast load times, and ability to handle large files, make it my goto text editor on Windows.



Comment by JennyBredst
about Notepad++ · Oct 2015 · Helpful Not helpful

I use it for code editing on my Windows machine. I am satisfied.


Best free editor for ColdFusion

Comment by 10basetom
about Notepad++ · Aug 2015 · Helpful Not helpful

NPP + nppColdFusion plugin = best free code editor for ColdFusion.


Notepad++ abandoning sourceforge

Comment by tabakis
about Notepad++ and SourceForge · Jun 2015 · Helpful Not helpful

Due to the alleged hijacking of various apps by SF.

"I humbly request that Notepad++ users not encourage such scams, and educate others not to download any software from SourceForge. I request as well that the project owners on SourceForge move out of SourceForge, in order to preserve the purpose of the Open Source Community and encourage the works of true authors/creators."



A must

Comment by almfunding
about Notepad++ · May 2015 · Helpful Not helpful

Notepad++ is currently my go to for coding. It's simple and highlights syntax in a way that makes things super easy for me.


good really good

Comment by Torrent_Freak
about Notepad++ · Mar 2015 · Helpful Not helpful

Must have for a developer


like this but love sublime

Comment by amiraefrin2200
about Notepad++ · Jan 2015 · Helpful Not helpful

in linux use this editor

in windows i use Small Sublime Text iconSublime Text

I'm fairly certain you've got that backwards.
Notepad++ is a MS Windows app, Not Linux.
and SublimeText which i use exclusively, is primarily used in Linux... ?
there is a portable version for msw, but that seems messy when there's Notepad++ for windows.
so, i'm calling BS.


its alright

Comment by Joseph864
about Notepad++ · May 2013 · Helpful Not helpful

not the greatest and not as powerful but it works fine.

Comment by blackboard
about Notepad++ · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful

I don't know why so many people use this. I like TextPad much better. It's more polished, fast, bug-free, and just works. The only thing I wish TextPad had is outliner or folding editor functionality. Oh, and cross-platform too, that would be nice.

Comment by jb64
about Notepad++ · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful

Plugins are absolutely abysmal, I can't find a working FTP plugin which is sad. NppFTP causes Notepad++ to crash every time, and FTP_synchronize can't download certain files.

I've had no problem whatsoever using the NppFTP-Plugin. Maybe it's been resolved? You might want to give it one more try, I think it works fabulous. :)

Comment by em4020
about Notepad++ · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful

Because of the unique management of projects, folders and links I prefer Small PSPad iconPSPad to Small Notepad++ iconNotepad++ .
With this great system of projects, folders and links it is easier to find notes quicker and grouped in projects in comparison with NotePad++. Besides these better search- und link-features PSPad is very similar to NotePad++. For the daily very quick access (with its wake-up-area at the top of the screen) to standard texts as my phone number, OpenID-URL, account-numbers, fax-number, mail-adresses, signatures I like Small QuickNote iconQuickNote .
For notes, which I want to use also with Windows Mobile device or on other computers I prefer Small Evernote iconEvernote with its unique web-synchronization features.