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++ v7.6.4 new features and bug-fixes
Add Markdown in zip packages and fix Markdown not working in installer package of v7.6.3.
Switch from certificate verification to hashes verification due to "Notepad++" is rejected by certification authority.
Enhance User Defined Language System for supporting more than one UDL file. Here is new behaviour.
Add "Remove Consecutive Duplicate Lines" feature to remove duplicate consecutive lines from whole document.
Add new shortcut "shift + scroll" for horizontal scrolling.
Add Stack Overflow as search engine.
Add the capacity to rename non-existing document's tab.
Fixed file open hang issue in old style mode.
Fix "Find in files" tab translation issue on initial dialog call.
Fixed macro playback junk characters display issue on Find dialog.
Ensure each recorded command is playable before playing to avoid exploit in hacking. (EURO-FOSSA)
Enhance "Search on Internet" command to avoid command hijacked. (EURO-FOSSA)
Fix buffer overrun in Print dialog. (EURO-FOSSA)
Load nppPluginList.dll as resource instead of binary for the sake of security. (EURO-FOSSA)
Check Updater's authenticity before its each launch to prevent from hijacking. (EURO-FOSSA)
Fix stack buffer overflow in WordStyle dialog. (EURO-FOSSA)
Fix stack buffer overflow issue on User Define Language dialog. (EURO-FOSSA)
Prevent eventual DLL hijacking while loading plugins. (EURO-FOSSA)