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Notepad++ 8.6.6


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++ 8.6.6 changelog:

  • Update to scintilla 5.5.0 & Lexilla 5.3.2. (Merge #15042)
  • Fix crash when crossing the 2GB file size threshold. (Fix #14944, #14981)
  • Fix a performance issue due to URL recognition. (Fix #13916)
  • Update to nlohman json 3.11.3. (Merge #15041)
  • Fix multi-edit resists escape after typing issue. (Fix #14649)
  • Make F3 & Shift-F3 work in Find Replace dialog. (Fix #2138)
  • Allow Ctrl-TAB to switch tabs in FindReplace, PluginAdmin and UDL dialogs. (Fix #7932, #14975)
  • Add programming language support for Go & Raku(Perl 6). (Fix #8090, #4465)
  • Fix user defined auto-insert not working issue. (Fix #3171, #8063, #12547, #14831)
  • Enhance GUI: resize checkboxes/radio buttons as text length needs. (Fix #15006)
  • Enhance GUI: make sizing arrows more coherent in Find dialog. (Fix #15099)
  • Fix URL enclosed in apostrophes or backtick not working issue. (Fix #14978, #14323, #14212)
  • Fix wrong dropped file view issue. (Fix #14951)
  • Fix Korean(한)/English(영) key not working regression. (Fix #14400, #14973)
  • Fix the tab labels of some dialogs being cut in Dark mode. (Fix #11012)
  • Fix close button disappeared issue in Find Replace dialog. (Fix #14940)
  • Apply dark theme to checkbox buttons on Windows 11. (Fix #14929)
  • Fix menu bar cluttered in Dark Mode issue. (Fix #10130)
  • Fix Debug Info minor display regression. (Fix #14921)
  • Enhance Lua language syntax highlighting. (Fix #7615, #15081)
  • Improve the function list support for Ada. (Fix #14908, #14687, #14498)

Download: Notepad++ 64-bit | Portable 64-bit | ~4.0 MB (Open Source)
Download: Notepad++ 32-bit | Portable 32-bit
View: Notepad++ Home page | Other Operating Systems

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