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Developer(s)Don Ho
Initial releaseNovember 24, 2003; 20 years ago (2003-11-24)
Written inC++
Operating systemMicrosoft Windows
PlatformIA-32, x86-64
Size2.70 MB
Available inover 50 languages via Scintilla, plus additional user-defined languages[1]
TypeText editor
LicenseGNU General Public License

Notepad++ is a text editor and source code editor for Microsoft Windows.

Notepad++ is distributed as free software and licensed under the GNU General Public License.

Usage in China[change | change source]

In 2020, Notepad++ was banned by China. This is because the developers protested to Hong Kong and Uyghur affairs.[2][3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "User Defined Language Files". Archived from the original on 2016-12-23. Retrieved 2016-11-04.
  2. China Bans Free Text Editor Notepad++
  3. Popular Notepad++ text editor banned in China

Other websites[change | change source]