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Notepad2 4.2.25 RC 7 (64-bit)

Published April 2, 2011 by Download Software

Notepad2 is a light-weight, free and open source Notepad-like text editor with syntax highlighting for a few commonly used languages. It’s based on the Scintilla source code editing component ( and works on NT-based versions of Windows.


  • Syntax highlighting: HTML, XML, PHP, ASP (JS, VBS), CSS, JavaScript, VBScript, C/C++, C#, Resource Script, Makefiles, Java, Visual Basic, Pascal, Assembly, SQL, Perl, Python, Configuration Files, Apache Config Files, Batch Files, Diff Files
  • Drag & drop text editing inside and outside Notepad2
  • Basic regular expression search and replace
  • Useful word, line and block editing shortcuts
  • Rectangular selection (Alt+Mouse)
  • Brace matching, auto indent, long line marker, zoom functions
  • Support for Unicode, UTF-8, Unix and Mac text files
  • Open shell links
  • Mostly adjustabl

System Requirements:

  • Operating System: Windows All Version
  • Language: English-US
  • License: Freeware
  • Author: Flo’s Freeware


- "Align Lines" with several options (Alt+J) - "Modify Lines" supports several variables to insert numbers (Alt+M) - "Sort Lines" (Alt+O) handles column sort (rectangular selection) - "Sort Lines" als handles shuffle, remove duplicate and unique lines - Use built-in Windows functionality for "Title Case" on Windows 7 - Convert between characters and hex codes (Ctrl+Alt+X, Ctrl+Alt+C) - "Recode file as default encoding" (Ctrl+Shift+F) - UTF-16 and UTF-16 BE formats are valid recoding options - Enable case-insensitive searching for non-ASCII text - Regex quantifier ? to match 0 or 1 times - Regex quantifiers * and + available as non-greedy forms *? and +? - Regex syntax for tagged regions simplified from \(...\) to (...) - Updated HTML5 and CSS3 schemes according to current working drafts - Updated Assembly scheme with x64 and SSE4 instructions - Several minor updates to syntax schemes and keywords - Merged caret styles into a single item and added "noblink" option - /l and /l- cmd switches to control auto-reloading of modified files - Ini-option to specify auto-reload timeout (see FAQ on my website) - Support combination of /g and /m command line switches - /o and /o- cmd switches to control "Always on top" option - Copy window position to clipboard as cmd line switch (Ctrl+Shift+K) - Move window to default position on current screen (Ctrl+Shift+P) - Fixed Notepad .LOG feature (broken since 4.1.24) - Launch command uses current file directory as working directory - Don't lock any directories except the one containing Notepad2.exe - Forward system MRU, taskbar and jump list behaviour to new windows - Always show file name extensions (ignore Windows Explorer setting) - Check availability of "Consolas" when set as default font - Support a few more file variables (see FAQ on my website) - Configure whether backspace should reformat indenting whitespace - Transform backslashes function understands \u#### hex codes - Several F2, F3 and F4 hotkeys work in find and replace dialogs - Removed "Select Up" and "Select Down" buttons from find dialog - Ini-options to block suppression of notification messages - Simplified appearance of word wrap settings dialog - Remapped "Unescape C Special Chars" to Ctrl+Alt+R (fix duplicate) - Various internal optimizations and fixes - Improved look of disabled toolbar buttons on Windows XP and above - Improved overall look of toolbar buttons on Windows 2k - Lower frequency of NFS access delays by caching file display names - Improved compatibility with Windows 7 - Released x64 build of Notepad2.exe - Updated Scintilla library to 2.24
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