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Notepad2 5.0.26 Beta 4

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Notepad2 screenshotNotepad2 is a small and open source Notepad-like text editing software with syntax highlighting for a few popular languages. The application is based on the Scintilla source code and runs on all NT-based versions of MS Windows.

Notepad2 supports syntax highlighting for various programming and scripting languages, including XML, PHP, HTML, ASP (JS, VBS), CSS, etc. The application supports VBScript, C/C++, Perl, Python, Makefiles, Java, JavaScript, C#, Assembly, SQL, Visual Basic, Pascal, and many more.

Notepad2 offers drag&drop support and is compatible with UTF-8, Unix, Unicode and Mac text files. The program includes some additional features, like long line marker, search and replace, brace matching, zoom functions and auto indent. Open shell links are supported as well.

Notepad2 has a simple and customizable interface, allowing you to adjust it according to your needs.


  • Provides syntax highlighting for several languages.
  • Supports UTF-8, Unix, Unicode and Mac text files.


  • It doesn't support the RTF format.
  • The application is updated rarely.
Name Notepad2
Version 5.0.26 Beta 4
Developer | see all products from this developer
Product Homepage Notepad2
License Free (Freeware)
Last Week Downloads 1
All Time Downloads 2,079
Filesize 0.3MB
MD5 Checksum DC384C907E188AC1D28374CBA5A65C42
OS Support Windows All
Category Business

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Old Versions

Software Date Added
Notepad2 5.0.26 Beta 4 October 31, 2012 - Latest Version
Notepad2 5.0.26 Beta 2 October 04, 2012
Notepad2 5.0.26 Beta 1 September 13, 2012
Notepad2 4.2.25 May 10, 2011
Notepad2 4.2.25-rc8 / 4.1.24 April 20, 2011

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