Programmers need a fast software to develop their applications at their comfort zones. An idea can come up while relaxing. Notepad ++ is small application that can serve such a purpose. It has all the necessary functions a programmer requires to create and develop a program. It has a simple interface and offers a suite of functions that come in the help of the user.
It includes support for PCRE regular expressions, it has search and replace within fulders, subfolders, text.
- Tabbed editing: a user can open various tabs with binary functions to create and test commands.
- Text editor: it has an in- text input feature to key in texts, edit and even delete where appropriate.
- Auto-completion: automatically completes functions, for example, word finishing,parameter finishing and command finishing.
- Multilingual versions: It is available in major global languages making it widely .used even in emerging markets.
- Multi-view: can view more than one window simultaneously.
- It is supported by MS-DOS since it is in binary form.
- Zoom options: For minimized or maximized view, a user can zoom in and out.
- It supports binary translation.
- Operate in a syntax mode.
- Small sized program hence low space occupancy on the processor, this makes its performance speedy and fast.
Notepad++ is licensed as freeware for PC or laptop with Windows 32 bit and 64 bit operating system. It is in code editor / ide category and is available to all software users as a free download.