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Notepad2 is a light-weight Scintilla-based text editor for Windows with syntax highlighting, code folding, auto-completion and API list for about 80 programming languages/documents, bundled with file browser plugin metapath and dark theme.

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Notepad2 and metapath

Notepad2 is a modified version (fork) of Notepad2-mod. metapath is a bug-fixed version of original metapath.

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Latest development builds (artifacts in Release configuration for each compiler and platform) are available on GitHub Actions and AppVeyor. Or you can build from source, see Wiki.

| GitHub Actions (MSVC, Clang, GCC) | AppVeyor (MSVC, Clang) | | --------------- | -------- | | Build status | Build status |



Changes compared to the official Notepad2 or Notepad2-mod:

Supported Operating Systems:

  • Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1 and 10, both 32-bit and 64-bit
  • Windows Server 2003, 2008, 2012 and 2016, both 32-bit and 64-bit
  • Windows 10 on ARM64, Windows 8/8.1 on ARM32 (Windows RT)
  • Unix-like Operating Systems (Linux, macOS, BSD, etc.) using Wine
  • ReactOS


  • If you find any bugs or have any suggestions feel free to write proposals/issues or provide patches/pull requests.


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