Notepad++, The Free Notepad Alternative

Note­padd+ is free source code edit­or developed on a power­ful edit­ing com­pon­ent Scin­tilla. Note­padd++ sup­ports sev­er­al pro­gram­ming Lan­guages. Note­pad++ can be made default edit­or on win­dows using this tutori­al.


  • Syn­tax High­light­ing and Syn­tax Folding
  • User Defined Syn­tax Highlighting
  • Auto-com­ple­tion
  • Multi-Doc­u­ment
  • Multi-View
  • Reg­u­lar Expres­sion Search/​Replace sup­por­ted over mul­tiple documents
  • 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
  • File com­par­is­on

Notepad++ Screenshot

As of latest ver­sion 5.8.6, 52 lan­guages are nat­ively sup­por­ted by Note­pad++. With plu­gins sup­port the Note­pad++ becomes power­ful source code edit­or. The list of plu­gins are at NPWiki++.

Down­load Note­pad++.

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