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Notepad++ 5.8

By Notepad++  (Open Source)
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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
  • Auto-completion
  • Multi-Document
  • Multi-View
  • 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
  • Bookmark
  • Brace and Indent guideline Highlighting
  • Macro recording and playback
Title: Notepad++ 5.8
Filename: npp.5.8.Installer.exe
File size: 3.94MB (4,126,861 bytes)
Requirements: Windows 2000 / XP / Vista / Windows 7 / XP 64-bit / Vista 64-bit / Windows 7 64-bit / Windows 8 / Windows 8 64-bit / Windows 10 / Windows 10 64-bit
Languages: Multiple languages
License: Open Source
Date added: September 22, 2010
MD5 Checksum: ACEA49EC3C000C297804CDAEE8EEC993

# new features and fixed bugs
- Upgrade Scintilla to version 2.21.
- Fix a vulnerability issue: Load ScinLexer.dll with its full path to avoid hijack.
- Fix Unicode file corrupted on saving bug (the buffer alignment issue).
- Fix DBCS encodings file saving corruption bug.
- Fix file containing NULL character loading bug.
- Fix php syntax highlighting bug.
- Fix dragging undocked window performance issue while using Vista Aero UI style.
- Fix dragging undocked window performance issue while using Vista/Windows7 Aero UI style.
- Fix large file truncated after loading problem.
- Improve file loading performance.
- Fix Shortcut Mapper inconsistence issue after deleting a macro or an user command.
- Add 2 line wrap methods (default plus aligned and indent).
- Add 2 menu commands : "Modify Shortcut/Delete Macro" and "Modify Shortcut/Delete Command".
- Add "Modify" and "Delete" buttons on Shortcut mapper dialog.
- Add macro new ability to record search and replace actions.
- Fix SaveSession bug.
- Remove characters count feature from the status bar due to its performance issue with UTF8 file.
- Fix crash issue due to themes switching.
- Make folding margin hidable.
- Add NPPM_GETCURRENTNATIVELANGENCODING, NPPM_ALLOCATECMDID and NPPM_ALLOCATEMARKER message (to get the current native language enconding).
- Change editing settings saving behaviour : one set of settings are applied in 2 scintilla controls (except zoom).
- Add Statistics feature which is accessible from the menu command "Summary..." (under menu "View") and the 2nd zone of statusbar (double click).

# Included plugins (Unicode):
- TextFX v0.26
- Spell Checker v1.3.3
- MIME Tools v1.6
- NppExport v0.2.8
- Compare Plugin
- Plugin Manager
- NppFTP 0.23
- Select 'N' Launch 1.0

# Included plugins (ANSI):
- TextFX v0.25
- NppExec v0.4.1
- Spell Checker v1.3.3
- MIME Tools v1.6
- NppExport v0.2.8
- Light Explorer v1.6
- Compare Plugin 1.5.5
- Plugin Manager

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