Notepad++

Notepad++

Download Editors' Rating:
5
Spectacular
Average User Rating:
4.5
out of 430 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    5.4.5
  • Total Downloads:
    2,234,153
  • Date Added:
    August 25, 2009
  • File Size:
    7.58MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    7,529
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP/Vista

Editors' Review

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Notepad Plus Plus is a Notepad replacement with an eye toward programmers, although it should also appeal to the casual user who wants a cross between Notepad and WordPad. Notepad Plus Plus has some noticeable differences from WordPad. Support for tabs is key, letting users manage different documents simultaneously. Line-numbering is important, too, a feature that nobody mucking about in C should be without.

The interface is much simpler compared with some of its competitors. A familiar row of icons with their mouse-over labels sits at the top, and one row of tabs is just below that. The rest of the screen is made of nothing but pure white space. All the coding tools live in the menu bar, with some represented on the toolbar. Users can compile and run macros, convert text to Hex, submit directly to W3C for validation, launch in Firefox and IE, and more. There's also a built-in spell-checker.

Choosing between Notepad Plus Plus and NoteTab Light probably will depend as much on layout as anything else. Although, forgive the pun, notably Notepad Plus Plus can not autoreplace Notepad, it's still an excellent Notepad replacement.

 
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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

    4.6

    out of 8 votes

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    4.5

    out of 430 votes

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    • 4 star 86
    • 3 star 20
    • 2 star 9
    • 1 star 17
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5 stars

"Great Text Editor"

October 19, 2014  |  By scarycell

 |  Version: Notepad++ 6.6.9

Pros

It has many features; it is a tabbed program, user friendly, supports many programming languages. AND IT IS FREE. (As in "free speech" and also "free beer")

Cons

Really can't think of any.

Summary

Great for people new to programming and more advanced users. I'd recommend it to anyone looking for a good, free text editor.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 5.4.5
Version 5.4.5 includes unspecified updates.
General
Publisher Don HO
Publisher web site http://notepad-plus.sourceforge.net/
Release Date August 25, 2009
Date Added August 25, 2009
Version 5.4.5
Category
Category Developer Tools
Subcategory Coding Utilities
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 2000, Windows NT, Windows 98, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 95, Windows, Windows Me
Additional Requirements
Download Information
File Size 7.58MB
File Name npp.6.6.9.Installer.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 2,234,153
Downloads Last Week 7,529
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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