Updated: 05/16/2020 by Computer Hope
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Notepad++ is a free text editor for Microsoft Windows that provides additional features not found in the standard Windows text editor, Notepad. It was first released on November 24, 2003, by developer Dan Ho, and is still in active development.

Notepad++ is specially designed for editing source code. The "++" in the name is a reference to the increment operator in programming languages such as C, C++, Java, and JavaScript.

Notepad++ is useful anytime you need to make significant changes to a text file.

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