Notepad++ is a small text editor that removes a lot of limitations of the Windows Notepad. The little download offers the most important features of a full text editor.
Notepad++ knows the syntaxes of popular programming languages. But Notepad++ also starts up fast and is economical in the use of resources. More than anything, the tool supports you and your work with syntax highlighting, multi-display, drag and drop, autocompletion and lots more.
As Notepad++ is open source, a few plug-ins have been released, which make the work even easier. You can select and deselect these directly during the installation.
Version 6.4.x fixes errors and comes with a few little changes. You can find out in detail on the homepage of the manufacturer.
Verdict: Apart from all the big programming languages like C++, Java, XML, HTML, SQL and PHP, Notepad++ knows a lot of small languages too. It's a great app for developers everywhere.