Notepad++ 7.4.2

Notepad++ 7.4.2

Don HO - 7.9MB - Open Source - out of 396 votes

A better text editor for you

Frank Alperstaedt

Frank Alperstaedt

Notepad++ is an open source text editor and free to use. This software

5 Stars User Rating
supports multi-tabbed editing and makes text editing conventient. It numbers lines, can zoom in by increasing font sizes and offers advanced find and replace functionalities.

Conventiently edit text files

This piece of software comes with a handy tabbed document interface and supports drag-and-drop editing. This makes it easily more comfortable than editing text files with the Windows build-in editor. So make sure to install Notepad++ on your Windows system. 

Good for source code editing

Notepad++ additionally supports split screen editing, spell checking and supports text encoding such as Unicode, UTF-8 and UTF-16. The find and replace functions help developers as well as syntax highlighting and auto-completion.

Try it

Have a look at the screenshots below to get a first impression of Notepad++. I really recommend this software. As it is Freeware you can easily use it and learn what it can do for you. Simply download and install the software and get started!

Pros

  • Handy and functional
  • Easy to get started
  • Offers a lot of features
  • Tabbed file editing

Cons

  • None for a basic text editor

General Software Description

Notepad++ is a free (as in "free speech" and also as in "free beer") 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 friendlyness, 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.

Functionality:

  • Mounts various disc image formats to virtual drives
  • Mount several images simultaneously
  • Creates images of CD, DVD, Blu-ray discs
  • Password protects and compresses images

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Installations

19,352 users of UpdateStar had Notepad++ installed last month.
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