Notepad++ is a popular open source text editor, which supports many programming languages and can be used as an alternative to Windows Notepad. Explorer is a file exploring plugin for Notepad++ which provides a tree view for files and folders, allows viewing favorites, provides filtering and sorting options. Read More
Markdown is a text-to-HTML filter which translates an easy-to-read and easy-to-write structured text format into HTML. MarkdownPad is a feature-rich Markdown editor for Windows which is fully customizable and shows live preview of the changes as you make them. With keyboard shortcuts and toolbar buttons, you get quick access to Markdown syntax and formatting. Fonts, sizes, color schemes, and HTML style sheets provide complete customization of your document. Read More
Notepad++ is a popular advanced text editor which supports many programming languages and can be used as an alternative to default Windows Notepad. SecurePad is a NotePad++ plugin which encrypts text documents with password to protect your data. The utility of encryption is all too well known for any professional user, as it adds an extra layer of security to your data which may or may not be present on shared computers. This is so because data is not just vulnerable to theft merely on shared computers at office, but also at risk of being accessed by hackers and malware. For this reason, encryption and password protection can help developers secure their hard work by encrypting Notepad++ files, using SecurePad. Read More
If you are looking for a simple, yet powerful text editor that can handle not only rich text, but also programming language to help you in developing software applications. then have a look at Programmer's Notepad. Supporting Tabbed MDI interface, it is a portable text editor that supports a wide range of programming languages including Java, C++, HTML, CSS, PHP, VB etc. Additionally, it comes with a powerful syntax highlighting, which supports both user-defined and built-in schemes. Using the built-in text clips features, you can easily use templates for inserting text in the document. Other noteworthy features include regular expression-based search and replace, split view, export document to rich text (RTF) and HTML, bookmarking documents, code folding and outlining, and more.
This post has been updated to let you know that Programmer's Notepad also supports Windows 8. The article was updated on March 30, 2012.Read More