Notepad++

Notepad++

Download Editors' Rating:
5
Spectacular
Average User Rating:
4.5
out of 432 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    5.8.7
  • Total Downloads:
    2,326,927
  • Date Added:
    Feb. 01, 2011
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    7.58MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    5,589
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:

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

    4.3

    out of 23 votes

    • 5 star 9
    • 4 star 11
    • 3 star 3
    • 2 star 0
    • 1 star 0
  • All Versions

    4.5

    out of 432 votes

    • 5 star 300
    • 4 star 86
    • 3 star 20
    • 2 star 9
    • 1 star 17
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5 stars

"I use this text editor every day and love it!"

March 22, 2011  |  By YottaVolt

 |  Version: Notepad++ 5.8.7

Pros

Tabbed interface, column editing, very customizable.

Cons

I wish there was a Linux port.

Summary

Give it a try, you won't be disappointed.

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4 stars

"simple and powerful"

March 18, 2011  |  By joebdox

 |  Version: Notepad++ 5.8.7

Pros

clean interface

Cons

none that I can think of

Summary

still the best

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5 stars

"Any programmers dream"

March 18, 2011  |  By RWJP

 |  Version: Notepad++ 5.8.7

Pros

Easy to use
Comprehensive library of languages available

Cons

None of note

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4 stars

"Most Versatile Tool"

March 15, 2011  |  By cejayem

 |  Version: Notepad++ 5.8.7

Pros

Easy to use, flexible, fast. Love the tabbing.

Cons

None found yet.

Summary

If you don't have this app, your missing something.

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4 stars

"As a novice user I found Notepad to be all that I need."

March 04, 2011  |  By RFisherGA

 |  Version: Notepad++ 5.8.7

Pros

Simple design, User friendly, easy to understand menu, I like the way it holds the HTML file even after you quit the program. Fun to explore

Cons

Nothing yet.

Summary

I recommend this to anyone that is starting out and has a desire to 'play'. The program is very self-explanatory and is providing me with a great experience. I will say that this is the only program that I've used to edit HTML...I stopped looking because it meets all of my needs and expectations.

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5 stars

"I couldn't be without it"

February 27, 2011  |  By aucheorn

 |  Version: Notepad++ 5.8.7

Pros

I t is my editor of choice for HTML, Java, Javascript, PHP and others. The languages covered by Notepad ++ is very comprehensive. With range of plugins for every need it can't be beat..

Cons

A wider range of syntax checkers would be the cherry on the top.

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5 stars

"Made me fill safe while I learn through my own mistakes"

February 26, 2011  |  By words1

 |  Version: Notepad++ 5.8.7

Pros

It correct me, teach me, and with basic criticism shows me and teach me.

Cons

Its always a head of me? I need to learn more about it,

Summary

Its a great tools perhaps the only tool that offers the Possibility and shows the necessity to begin Unifying Scripting and coding Languages, perhaps one, two but no more than 3, code languages and Scripted lang's, for Games, Videos, programs, etc.

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3 stars

"works for me these days"

February 26, 2011  |  By Whisperingdream

 |  Version: Notepad++ 5.8.7

Pros

what little time spent on this , works well

Cons

not sure what else to do with this program to make a better report

Summary

point is if it works , its all anyone needs to communicate to what/whoever needs this progrom

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4 stars

"Easy to use and reliable"

February 24, 2011  |  By fitzpower

 |  Version: Notepad++ 5.8.7

Pros

It's a good supplementary word processing prfoduct.

Cons

None I can think of

Summary

A very useful small-footprint product

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4 stars

"Good Reminder"

February 23, 2011  |  By mightymona

 |  Version: Notepad++ 5.8.7

Pros

Great program to keep you informed on when you need your programs updated

Cons

still have to watch out for free trial versions, unless you want to pay for it, but most will say free updates for your programs you have installed...

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 5.8.7
Version 5.8.7 has fixed a regression bug and changed user manual format from chm to html.
General
Publisher Don HO
Publisher web site http://notepad-plus.sourceforge.net/
Release Date February 01, 2011
Date Added February 01, 2011
Version 5.8.7
Category
Category Developer Tools
Subcategory Coding Utilities
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 98, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows 7, Windows, Windows 2000
Additional Requirements
Download Information
File Size 7.58MB
File Name npp.6.7.Installer.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 2,326,927
Downloads Last Week 5,589
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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