Notepad++ is a free (as in “free speech” and also as in “free beer”) source code editor and Notepad replacement that supports several languages. Running in the MS Windows environment, its use is governed by GPL License.
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.
Here are the features of Notepad++ :
- Syntax Highlighting and Syntax Folding
- User Defined Syntax Highlighting
- Zoom in and zoom out
- File Status Auto-detection