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Download of the Day: Notepad++

Free source code editor and notepad replacement.
By: Steve Dougherty | Software News | Posted: Nov 14, 2011 3:57 pm

Our Download of the Day today is Notepad++


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


# New features and fixed bugs

* Fix a crash issue while right-clicking on the doc switcher's column control ("Name" and "Ext.").

* Reduce the margin of edit zone.

# Included plugins (Unicode)

* Spell Checker v1.3.3

* NppFTP 0.24.1

* NppExport v0.2.8

* Plugin Manager

* Converter 3.0

# Included plugins (ANSI)

* TextFX v0.25

* NppExec v0.4.1

* Spell Checker v1.3.3

* NppExport v0.2.8

* Light Explorer v1.6

* Compare Plugin 1.5.5

* Plugin Manager


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