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0/5 stars
License: Freeware
Total downloads:1,534 (1 last week)
Operating system:Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10/11
Latest version:5.0.26
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Notepad2 is an excellent alternative to the standard Windows Notepad. It offers a wide range of features that are useful for programming and editing text. The syntax highlighting feature is especially helpful for quickly identifying errors in code. The search and replace functionality is also very useful. The ability to open shell links is also a great addition. Overall, Notepad2 is a great tool for any programmer or text editor.

The 5.0.26 version of Notepad2 is provided as a free download on our software library. This free PC software was developed to work on Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10 or Windows 11 and can function on 32 or 64-bit systems.

Our antivirus scan shows that this download is safe. Commonly, this program's installer has the following filenames: 1888notepad_editor_plus.exe, SimpleNotepad.exe, pn.exe, NotepadSX.exe and Notepad2i.exe etc. Also the software is known as "Notepad2 v2-0", "Notepad2i", "Notepad2-2.1.19".

The most popular versions among Notepad2 users are 4.2, 3.0 and 2.1. The actual developer of the free software is Florian Balmer. The most recent installer that can be downloaded is 305 KB in size. The program lies within Office Tools, more precisely Document management.

From the developer:

A small and fast editor with syntax highlighting for HTML and other common languages

The original Notepad shipped with Windows is probably the handiest program of all times, small, fast, without frills!

Notepad2 tries to follow this principle, being a fast, small and free text editor with syntax highlighting for HTML and other common languages.

You may want to check out more software, such as Enterprise Architect, iReport or StarOffice, which might be related to Notepad2.

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