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 hanging problem while switching back a fully-folded document by using shortcut (Ctrl-TAB).
Fix possible file corruption during backup or power loss or other abnormal N++ termination.
Fix wrong backup file deleted issue.
Fix backup not fully disabled issue.
Add 2 command line flags "-notepadStyleCmdline" and "-z" for the replacement of notepad.exe.
Add new plugin API NPPM_REMOVESHORTCUTBYCMDID to allows plugins to remove unneeded shortcuts.
Fix Tail monitoring incoherent status after deleting a monitored file.
Fix issue with wrong smart highlighting when it is disabled.
Fix last active tab is ignored on Notepad++ restart issue.
Fix Tab non-responding by mouse click after dragging bug.
Fix switching back position restoring issue for wrapped document.
Add several spiritual quotes and a subtle Easter egg in the source code.