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Notepad++ 7.8.5


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 the 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.

Notepad++ 7.8.5 changelog:

  • Fix “Monitoring” not detecting all file changes issue.

  • Fix auto-updater disabling not working regression.

  • Fix Notepad++ doesn’t exit correctly while Windows 10 update restart.

  • Make Count command in Find dialog respect Backward-direction and Wrap-around options.

  • Make Find dialog remember its position across runs.

  • Add the document size column to the Windows Selection dialog.

  • Make “View Current File in(browser)” commands macro recordable.

  • Add external sound control capability for unsuccessful search (in Find dialog) bell.

Download: Notepad++ 7.8.5 (32-bit) | Portable | ~4.0 MB (Open Source)
Download: Notepad++ 7.8.5 (64-bit) | Portable
View: Notepad++ Home page | Release Announcement

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