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Notepad++

Notepad++ is a free source code editor and Notepad replacement that supports several languages.

  • Windows
  • PortableApps.com
Avg rating of 4 (84)| 108 comments
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TextFX plugin menu
Plugins menu and submenus
Language menu, list of languages you can select of
View menu and "Uncollaps level" submenu
Search menu and Bookmark submenu
Yet another one submenu of TextFX
Mark found lines with bookmarks
Find in files Dialog
Edit menu and line operations
File menu
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Notepad++ Features

  1.  LightweightNotepad++ consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
  2.  Code FormattingNotepad++ supports code formatting for multiple languages and code styles.
  3.  PortableNotepad++ can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
  4.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsNotepad++ can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
  5.  AutocompletionNotepad++ can predict and complete the rest of a word or phrase you're typing.
  6.  Syntax HighlightingNotepad++ supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
  7.  Live PreviewInstantly see what your files and documents look like as you create them.

Notepad++ information

  • Developed byDon Ho
  • LicensingOpen Source and Free product.
  • Written in
  • RatingAverage rating of 4 (84 ratings)
  • Alternatives213 alternatives listed

Supported Languages

  • English

GitHub repository

  •  17,792 Stars
  •  3,889 Forks
  •  1830 Open Issues
  •   Updated
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Our users have written 108 comments and reviews about Notepad++, and it has gotten 4683 likes

Notepad++ was added to AlternativeTo by Stuck on and this page was last updated . Notepad++ is sometimes referred to as Notepad Plus Plus, NPP.

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kelleygibson
  
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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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mARCUS420
  
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Simple, Lightweight, Fast, Open Source

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Hexaae

Try CudaText too...

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Marc66
  
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Bulky, confused plugin management, lack of plugin support on x64

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Hexaae
  
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Thought it was the best free option despite some bugs, bulky interface, slow search & mark on huge files, then I discovered CudaText and uninstalled it from my HD.

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TBayAreaPat
  
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There's artifact hoopla about this notepad and the "Combine" file plugin. The plugin can only be used with the 32bit version and has disappeared along with it's download site.. the author isn't giving much info on this, but continues to make 64bit updates. 11/16/22 However Notepad++ has one rare feature that made me install it again. It will allow you to rename a file while it is still open and you are in it!! I find myself struggling in wanting to rename things instantly and I know there are others who think similarly.

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jokerfile838
  
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It works well. I program from it a lot and it helps that it has a good built-in library. However, there can be times when it gets frustrating and the updates don't seem to fix some needed problems from the early days.

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b4st1en
  
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Mandatory application, thanks for the good job!

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