Notepad++ Portable 5.1.4 Released

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Submitted by John T. Haller on January 15, 2009 - 11:55am

Notepadpp logoNotepad++ Portable 5.1.4 has been released. It's the handy Notepad++ text editor packaged as a portable app so you can do your development on the go. It has all the same great features of Notepad++ including support for multiple languages and an extensive plugin system, but there's nothing to install. This release updates Notepad++ to 5.1.4 and now includes both the Ansi and Unicode versions. It's packaged in Format so it can easily integrate with the Suite. And it's open source and completely free.

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Notepad++ Portable ScreenshotNotepad++ Portable is a full-featured text editor with features like:

  • Syntax Highlighting and Syntax Folding (C, C++, HTML, ASP, Java, Pascal, CSS and more)
  • User Defined Syntax Highlighting
  • Auto-completion
  • Multi-Document
  • Regular Expression Search/Replace supported
  • Full Drag ‘N' Drop supported
  • Zoom in and zoom out
  • Multi-Language environment supported
  • Brace and Indent guideline Highlighting
  • Macro recording and playback

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New In This Release

This new release updates Notepad++ to 5.1.4 (release notes. This release includes both the Ansi and Unicode versions of Notepad++ and will use the appropriate one depending on the operating system you run on. Installer / Format

Notepad++ Portable is packaged in a Installer so it will automatically detect an existing installation when your drive is plugged in. It supports upgrades by installing right over an existing copy, preserving all settings. And it's in Format, so it automatically works with the Suite including the Menu and Backup Utility.


Notepad++ Portable is available for immediate download from the Notepad++ Portable homepage. Get it today!

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I am getting a Virus warning from BitDefender Internet Security 2008

Virus Name Trojan.Generic. 1328988
Anybody getting this too. I really don't think its a problem but not letting install it is.

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This is a false positive. Please submit the file to your AV website so they can correct their definitions.

In future please any issues in the relevant Support Forum. Thank you. Advocate