Notepad++

Notepad++

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

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    6.3.2
  • Total Downloads:
    2,326,927
  • Date Added:
    Apr. 03, 2013
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    7.58MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    5,589
  • Platform:
    Windows
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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

    3.3

    out of 3 votes

    • 5 star 1
    • 4 star 0
    • 3 star 1
    • 2 star 1
    • 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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2 stars

"Not as good as the XP version"

April 28, 2013  |  By oprlvr68

 |  Version: Notepad++ 6.3.2

Pros

Easy download

Cons

Does not function like the XP version
Touchy to use
Not at all user-friendly
Took great measure getting used to

Summary

I understood the old Windows Notepad was this updated download.. how incorrect I was. What ended up downloading was not the basic Windows Notepad I was familiar with, but this high tech Wordpad equivalent which included graphs, rulers, etc. Won't be using it anymore. Quite disappointed.

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3 stars

"They took a step backward!"

April 12, 2013  |  By cimofj2

 |  Version: Notepad++ 6.3.2

Pros

Once it finishes loading, it works like it always has before.

Cons

Since Version 6.0, every newer version has loaded slower & has NOT DISPLAYED the Toolbar!

Summary

Until these 2 problems are fixed, I will be using it LESS! They need to start back at Version 6.0!

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5 stars

"Good but not exactly Great yet"

April 11, 2013  |  By Hawk Shango

 |  Version: Notepad++ 6.3.2

Pros

It's fast on open up. Easy on system resources

Cons

Doesn't offer Text formatting..

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 6.3.2
Version 6.3.2 fixes a regression (performance issue) and recognize wscript and Rakefile respectively as python and ruby file.
General
Publisher Don HO
Publisher web site http://notepad-plus.sourceforge.net/
Release Date April 02, 2013
Date Added April 03, 2013
Version 6.3.2
Category
Category Developer Tools
Subcategory Coding Utilities
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows NT, Windows, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows Vista, Windows 98, Windows Me
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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