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. When using less CPU power, the PC can throttle down and reduce power consumption, resulting in a greener environment.

License

Free

Supported Platforms

Windows PortableApps.com

Apps for Notepad++

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Links to official Notepad++ sites

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Features

Auto-saving Autocompletion Block edit Built-in editor Code formatting Color coding Column edit mode Configurable Custom Language Definitions Extensible by Plugins/Extensions Support for FTP Integrated Search Lightweight Live Preview Macros Multiple languages Multiple Open Tabs Plugin manager Portable Support for regular expressions Side-by-Side comparison Tabbed interface Add a feature

Category

Development

Tags

code-editor command-line-start developer-tools development native-gui programming text-editor view-model

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I use Notepad++, and have for years. I love it! Couldn't ask for a better text editor with some advanced features beyond the standard Notepad.

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I used to love this editor until the developer decided to push his personal/political stance through one of his updates. I won't go into details, but I found it unacceptable. Believe what you want...

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