Notepad++ is a free source code editor and Notepad replacement that supports several languages. Running in the MS Windows environment, its use is governed by GPL Licence.
Based on a powerful editing component Scintilla, Notepad++ is written in C++ and 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 user friendliness, Notepad++ is trying to reduce the world carbon dioxide emissions. When using less CPU power, the PC can throttle down and reduce power consumption, resulting in a greener environment.Syntax Highlighting and Syntax FoldingWYSIWYGUser Defined Syntax HighlightingAuto-completionMulti-DocumentMulti-ViewRegular Expression Search/Replace supportedFull Drag 'N' Drop supportedDynamic position of ViewsFile Status Auto-detectionZoom in and zoom outMulti-Language environment supportedBookmarkBrace and Indent guideline HighlightingMacro recording and playback