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Download of the Day: Notepad++ 5.9.3

Powerful source code editor and notepad replacement.
By: Steve Dougherty | Software News | Posted: Jul 26, 2011 10:32 am

Our Download of the Day today is Notepad++ 5.9.3.


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

• Auto-completion

• Multi-Document

• Multi-View

• 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

• Bookmark

• Brace and Indent guideline Highlighting

• Macro recording and playback




The latest version includes the following changes:


Changes in Version 5.9.3


# New features and fixed bugs:

* Update Scintilla to 2.27.

* Make Recent File List totally customizable.

* Add Vertical File Switcher feature.

* Add active folding area highlighting feature (only for box and circle mode).

* Detect the absence of Scintilla.


* Fix "Replace all" feature hangs on the Regular Expression '$'.

* Fix wrong result returned by NPPM_GETLANGUAGENAME.


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