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.


Notepad++ Key Product Features 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 following changes have been made in this version of Notepad++

# New feature and bug fixes:
– Settings on cloud – OneDrive.
– Fix the crash issue on start up for some context.
# Included plugins:
– DSpellCheck v1.2.12
– NppFTP 0.24.1
– NppExport v0.2.8
– Plugin Manager 1.0.8
– Converter 3.0
– Mime Tool 1.9

You can download Notepadd++ from today.

[Image via recui.googlecode]