Notepad++ is a free and powerful source code editor which replaces the classic Notepad and supports several programming languages such as HTML, CSS, PHP, Python.
- The good
- Supports most of the programming languages.
- Supports plugins.
- The user interface supports RTL languages such as Arabic.
- Small space and light on device resources.
- The bad
- May require some setting and tuning before starting up.
- Requires restarting the program after adding Plugins.
You can write and organize codes with Notepad++, with tremendous support to several programming languages (up to 60 languages), as well as the ability to add any programming language that comes to your mind. The most important feature of Notepad++ is the autocompletion during coding, coloring the codes and organizing complex nested codes.
Notepad++ has also the ability to split the programming screen to many sectors in case you want to work on more than one file at the same time, the capabilities of the Notepad++ do not stop here, where you can take advantage of the Plugins system in the application and add additional features through Plugins menu which gives Notepad++ many highly desired developments such as the autosave function which can help you avoid losing your codes in case of sudden shutdown of your computer or Notepad++.
The great support for non-Latin languages such as Arabic, the thing which made Notepad++ one of the most wanted source code editors, where a developer doesn’t have to flip over the letters like in some other editors which may annoy him. Notepad++ is fully open-source and so many developers have participated in developing it in order to support the requirements of any developer.
In addition to all these features we have reviewed, you are going to discover other features upon working on it, all of which do not make Notepad++ consume too much space on the hard drive nor the RAM, since it has a really small size and so light on the RAM.
Whether you are a beginner or a professional programmer, Notepad++ was designed to fit everyone’s needs, with a friendly and easy interface compared to other complex editors. If you are interested in programming and have not used Notepad++ yet, it is the time to do it by downloading the latest version of Notepad++ 7.8.6 via the Download button on the page.
- Last update2019-06-20