Software : Notepad Plus Plus : Notepad Plus Plus


(as of 8/11/2014)

Software Overview

Main Features

  • Support for many programming languages, such as C++ and Java
  • Syntax highlighting and folding
  • Tabbed document interface and split screen editing
  • Extended functionality via plugins

Notepad++ is a text editor similar to Notepad but provides additional features, such as advanced source code editing tools. It’s distributed for free, it is not bundled with Windows.

The text editor is made up of a tabbed document interface and split screen editing, while providing drag-and-drop functionality. Although it can be used as a text editor, the program is used primarily for source code editing. It natively supports a variety of programming languages, such as C++, HTML, Pascal, Java, and YAML. The editor also features many basic source code editing features, such as syntax highlighting, Macro recording and executing, and customizable shortcut key mapping.

Notepad++ also supports plugins for added functionality. You can create your own or install a plugin using the program’s Plugin Manager. The Plugin Manager helps you install, update, and remove existing, compatible plugins.

If you need a text editor that will help you code more efficiently, Notepad++ will get the job done. It provides an efficient interface, support for a wide range of programming languages, and extended functionality via plugins. Notepad++ is a very capable text and source code editor for Windows users.

Supported File Types

Primary file extension

.TXT – Plain Text File

Other file extensions used by Notepad++ 6

Supported File Types
.ASActionScript File
.CMDWindows Command File
.CSC# Source Code File
.CSSCascading Style Sheet
.DIZDescription in Zip File
.HTMLHypertext Markup Language File
.JSONJavaScript Object Notation File
.LSTData List
.LUALua Source File
.MMATLAB Source Code File
.MMathematica Input File
.MARKDOWNMarkdown Documentation File
.MLML Source Code File
.MXMLFlex MXML Component
.PASPascal Source File
.PHPPHP Source Code File
.PYPython Script
.SHBash Shell Script
Additional Related File Formats
.GSCCall of Duty Game Script
.GSDGeneral Station Description File
.INFOGeneric Information File
.MDINFOiPhone Backup Information File
.MDLWarcraft 3 3D Model Text File
.PLRrFactor Player File
.RPTGeneric Report
.SC2LOCALEBlizzard StarCraft 2 Localization File
.SLSTGame Data File
.SMALIAndroid Smali Assembly Language File

Updated: August 11, 2014