Notepad++ v7.6.1 Updated

billon on 13 Dec 2018
  • 16MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 12 Dec 2018
  • Suggested by Andrew Lee

Notepad++ is a tabbed source code editor and Notepad replacement with a customizable interface. Includes source code "folding", allowing users to quickly reduce and expand sections of code to see the overall document. In addition, it features multi-language syntax highlighting, auto-completion, Perl-compatible regular expression search/replace, macro recording and playback, document map etc. The program can access a long list of plug-ins via an easy-to-access menu with even more features and functions.

Alternatively, X-Notepad++ and Notepad++ Portable clean the local folder.

Category:
System Requirements: Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10 / Wine
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: GNU GPL
How to extract: Download ZIP or 7z package according to your OS and extract to a folder of your choice. Delete unnecessary localization files. Launch notepad++.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: AkelPad, PSPad, EditPad Lite
What's new?
  • Make text display right in summary panel.
  • Several bug-fixes & enhancement on Plugins Admin.
  • Fixed:
    • "Import plugins" not working issue;
    • Printer header/footer font issue.

101 comments on Notepad++  The Portable Freeware Collection Latest Entries Feed

Special 2017-08-30 23:17

So in the 7.5.1 changelog it says it fixed the above 'AppData/Local/Notepad++' folder bug, but I'm still getting them, can anyone else confirm?

v7.5.1

hamasaki 2017-08-18 19:31

Not stealth anymore, creates 'AppData/Local/Notepad++' folder.

v7.5

softv 2016-12-27 12:54

My favorite editor for multi-tabbed editing. Feature-rich.

v7.2.2

Fixitman 2016-10-17 14:07

I use the following version (on XP) and see no need to update it.
If you're having problems try the old version (your problems might then be attributed to an updated OS such as Windows 7 or later, which I refuse to use, especially the buggiest of them all, Windows 10)
I see comments above about file extensions, but I've NEVER had that problem, don't those people do the "save as" button? This version has that.
When on Linux I don't need this, as it has its own text editors that are better than anything Microsoft ever issued, to start with!

"December 19 2010-- Notepad++ v5.8.6
In this new release, a minimalist package is added.
It contains only the files needed to run Notepad++ with no plugins, no themes, no autocompletion API files, no auto-updater and no localization files.
The package is much smaller and Notepad++ will run faster."

v7.1

Peter202 2016-04-18 10:40

@webfork: Yes, that solved it. I just copied the plugin folder from the old Notepad++ to the new one. Good for me i kept a backup.

v6.9.1

webfork 2016-04-18 00:29

Peter202: the settings are written to "Explorer.ini" and "Favorites.dat" in the \plugins\Config folder. Try copying those over from the old version.

v6.9.1

Peter202 2016-04-16 10:56

How do you migrate the settings for the portable Notepad++ when upgrading? I copied the new files over the old ones and now my saved favorites from the Explorer plugin are gone.

v6.9.1

Checker 2015-10-17 22:04

@ripu: The 'doLocalConf.xml' is now included in the extracted folder.

v6.8.4

ripu 2015-10-13 10:31

Ok, by default it's not stealth. (from a comment above) Create a blank file with name "doLocalConf.xml" in the extracted folder and it becomes stealth. Someone should add this to the description.

v6.8.3

ripu 2015-06-23 11:11

Why it's no longer stealth? Mine is not storing settings in appdata btw.

v6.7.9.2

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