The essential tool for programmers and web editors, Notepad++ is entirely free – free as in beer, and free as in speech. Download it for free from Unzip the zip package to your USB and run it on any machine without installation. Perfect for students.

  • Coloured syntax highlighting and folding.
  • Advanced search and replace.
  • Customisable GUI.
  • Auto-complete: words, functions and parameter hints.
  • Multi-document tabbed interface.
  • Multi-view.
  • WYSIWYG for printing.
  • Zoom in and zoom out.
  • Multilingual options.
  • Bookmarks.
  • Macro recording and playback.