Notepad++ is a free source code editor and Notepad replacement, which supports several languages. The software run in the MS Windows environment and its use is governed by the GPL Licence.
Based on a powerful editing component Scintilla, Notepad++ is written in C++. The software 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 any user friendliness, Notepad++ is trying to reduce the world carbon dioxide emissions. As we all know, when using less CPU power, the PC can throttle down and thereby reduce power consumption. This result in a greener and better environment for all.
Product features for Notepadd++ include: Syntax Highlighting and Syntax Folding. WYSIWYG. 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 changes and updates in this latest version of Notepad++ are as follows:
Add session snapshot and periodic backup feature.
Fix RTL/LTR command making mirrored text bug.
Make auto-detect character encoding optional
Apply DPI-aware on find & replace dialog tab and User define language dialog tab.
Add shell script parser for the function list.
Make backslash as an escape character optional in SQL.
Plugin Manager 1.0.8
Mime Tool 1.9
Various bug fixes.
You can download Notepad++ from FileHippo.com today.
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