• Version

  • Date Added
    (to site)

    March 2nd, 2008
  • Author

    Notepad Development Team
  • License

    GNU General Public License (GPL) (?)
  • Description

    Notepad++ is a source code editor and Notepad replacement, which supports several programming languages, running under the MS Windows environment.

    This project, based on the Scintilla edit component (a very powerful editor component), is written in C++ with pure win32 api and STL (that ensures the higher execution speed and smaller size of the program).

    Amongst its core features are the following: syntax highlighting and syntax folding; WYSIWYG; 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 and more…

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Mar 20th, 2008, 11:30 pm | #


I started using Notepad++ a few months ago to find an open source alternative to Dreamweaver, but something with a little more kick than Notepad2. So far I have been very pleased with the amount of customization that Notepad++ can handle. It also allows for plugins, which make it all the more dynamic. I installed the FTP plugin which works well. QuickText is also a nice time saver. All in all its a great editor.


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May 14th, 2008, 2:08 pm | #


I was using Pspad for a while but something about performance and limitation started to bug me. And the fact it wasn’t open source. Finally i run into notepad++ and i adopted it right away for programming in parallels with Pspad. Today the plug-ins allow me to use Notepad++ only .And the window manager plug ins give the look and feel of Kate (KDE).


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Mar 13th, 2009, 12:32 pm | #


very good program on windows. but some bug on linux


Installation ★★★★☆
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Azra Dark
Feb 26th, 2010, 9:13 pm | #


This program is awesome, I have been using Notepad++ for a long time. I have downloaded and installed the FTP plugin, and this is a MUST have for any web dev.


Installation ★★★★★
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Usability ★★★★★

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