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Notepad++ 7.8.5

Editor and Notepad replacement

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Notepad++ screenshotNotepad++ is a simple to use program and Notepad substitute that supports various languages. Running in the Microsoft Windows environment, its use is ruled by GPL License.

Based on the strong editing component Scintilla, Notepad++ is developed in C++ and uses genuine Win32 API and STL which provides a higher execution speed and tinier program size. When using less CPU power, the computer can throttle down and use less power consumption, developing in a greener environment.


- Syntax Folding and Syntax Highlighting
- User Defined Syntax Highlighting and Folding
- GUI entirely customizable: tab with close button, minimalist, multi-line tab, vertical document list and vertical tab
- Document Map
- Auto-completion: Word completion, Function parameters hint and Function completion
- Multi-Document (Tab interface)
- MultiView
- Zoom In / Out
- Support for several languages
- Support for bookmarks


  • It's powerful, complete, feature-rich and user friendly.
  • Provides increased functionality and supports multiple programming languages.


  • Novice users may find some functions confusing.
  • Learning how to use it at its full potential may be time consuming.
Name Notepad++
Version 7.8.5
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Product Homepage Notepad++
License Open Source
Last Week Downloads 9
All Time Downloads 66,622
Filename npp.7.8.5.Installer.exe
Filesize 3.6MB
MD5 Checksum F51EC79FCA047A677AA2179FE4C35282
OS Support Windows All
Category Developer Tools

100% CLEAN Certification

BadgeNotepad++ has been tested by team against viruses, spyware, adware, trojan, backdoors and was found to be 100% clean. Our editors will recheck this software periodically to assure that it remains clean.


Old Versions

Software Date Added
Notepad++ 7.9.2 January 13, 2021 - Latest Version
Notepad++ 7.9 October 03, 2020
Notepad++ 7.8.5 March 10, 2020
Notepad++ 7.7.1 September 27, 2019
Notepad++ 7.7.0 May 23, 2019

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