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
Notepad++ v7.6.3 new enhancement and bug-fixes:
Add Markdown language (Markdown++), in UDL, included only in installer.
Move plugins home from %ProgramData% to %ProgramFiles% for the sake of security.
List plugins in alphabetical order in Plugins Admin dialog.
Fix loading unexpected dll as plugin issue.
Fix stack overflow issue while affecting "ext" field on stylers.xml.
Fix stack overflow in XML Parsing.
Fix a remote code execution vulnerability via "Open containing folder" command.
Fix EXE Hijacking of gup.exe launched by Notepad++.
Fix crash issue due to heap overflow in clipboard history panel.
Remove run external exe entries for avoiding to execute eventual hijacked binaries.