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Notepad++ is a free source code editor for Windows. The project is hosted on, from where it has been downloaded over seven million times.This project, based on the Scintilla editor com... More

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AUDIENCE : developers
LICENSE : gnu general public license (gpl)
OPERATING SYSTEM : windows 2000
windows 2003 : windows 95 : windows 98 : windows nt : windows xp : windows vista : PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE : c++
TITLE SYNONYMS : notepad plus
notepadplus : notepad+ :

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Great Utility For Developer

You name a language Notepad++ has syntax highlight for it; starting from simple INI file to Java, C++ or any other language.

Search functionality is pretty good you can search in directories all files in that directory will be searched.

Plugin architecture is cherry on the cake if you want to develop something which is missing its pretty easy

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Quick And Powerfull Editing

I recommend this tool for quick editing your documents. This is a replacement number one for standart Windows text editors.

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Too Many Political Instances

software is software

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All You Need For Quick Editing

This Notepad++ is just what it's called, only deserves more pluses as far as I'm concerned.

It offers the following, and more:

1- Extremely quick and light startpup, editing.

2- Coloring based on programming language. You can customize and add more

3- Plugins available

4- Tab based. It even saves the tabs for next time you open it

5- Quick search in current or all open files.

6- File format: UTF-8, Ansi, etc.

This is what I use from it. There is plenty more.

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Notepad++ Replaces All Text Editors

Notepad++ easily replaces all text editors on Windows. Fast, slim, and feature full it has evolved to be a complete editor for almost simple to high end development activites - but never losing sight of the fact that it was designed to be the lightest and fastest.

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Notepad++ Source Code and Text Editor Out in Portable Version

Notepad++ has been a very popular open source code editor and text editor for a long time. Licensed under the GPL and available for Windows, many people use it as a replacement for Windows Notepad, and as an editor to write blog posts in, where it won't introduce the same formatting problems that some word processors do (which can throw off a blog engine). In SourceForge's last Community Choice Awards, it was named Best Tool or Utility for Developers. Now, the folks at PortableApps have announced a handy new portable version of it

SourceForge's Community Choice Awards: Winners Named

We covered the SourceForge Community Choice Awards announcement in early July, and now the winners have been named. This marks the first year when SourceForge's awards for the best open source projects have been open to all open source projects. OpenOffice is far and away the big winner, but I was pleased to see some lesser known projects get recognition, too. Here, below the fold, are the winners.

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