Notepad++ is a free source code editor and Notepad replacement that supports several languages. Running in the MS Windows environment, its use is governed by GPL Licence.
Based on a 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.
- Syntax Highlighting and Syntax Folding
- User Defined Syntax Highlighting
- Regular Expression Search/Replace supported
- Full Drag 'N' Drop supported
- Dynamic position of Views
- File Status Auto-detection
- Zoom in and zoom out
- Multi-Language environment supported
- Brace and Indent guideline Highlighting
- Macro recording and playback
- Fix Shell Extension icon absent issue.
- Fix the crash problem if config.xml is not present.
- Fix tab settings not saved under Windows 7 problem.
- Fix localization switching under Windows 7 problem.
- Fix x64 system files problems : not included in recent file history list while closing a file.
- Fix x64 system files problems : not remembered in the next session problem.
- Fix the search direction not being memorized problem.
- Modify File Association dialog UI.
- Fix the initial document encoding is not set by "New Document Settings".