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
Enhancements & bug-fixes:
Restore 2 buttons "<< Find Previous" & "Find Next >>" in Find dialog (optional).
Fix monitored (tail -f) file not always updated issue.
Keep Doc Switcher's ordering in sync with Tab bar.
Shortcut Mapper enhancements: Add filter capacity and make dialog resizable and maximizable.
Fix for "Toggle Single Line Comment" malfunctioning with HTML/XML.
Make Unix style path (slashes) work in open file dialog (optional).
Fix tab sticks to mouse pointer problem after external update of a opened file.
Fix encoding not sync (on status bar) after reloading.
Fix menu items' state is not maintained due to save macro command.
Fix line ending changes are not detected in reloaded changed files issue.
Fix highlighting of <script> tags in XML files issue.
Fix Unicode file name comparison to match Windows behavior (as opposed to doing a linguistic filename comparison).
NppExport v0.2.8 (32-bit x86 only).
Mime Tool 2.1.
Updater (Installer only):