Software update: Notepad++ 7.5.9

Version 7.5.9 of Notepad++ has been released. This comprehensive text editor has various features that are especially useful for programmers, such as syntax highlighting for C, C++, Java, html, xml and php, among others. The program also offers the possibility to edit more than one document at the same time or to maintain one document in two different places. If you want to use the latest version, you have to download it yourself. Notepad++’s built-in updater only offers updates a week after their appearance, in order to still be able to fix any serious bugs. Since version 7.0 there is also a 64bit version of the program. The following improvements have been made in this release:

Notepad++ v7.5.9 bug fixes and enhancements:

  • Fix hanging problem while switching back a fully-folded document by using shortcut (Ctrl-TAB).
  • Fix possible file corruption during backup or power loss or other abnormal N++ termination.
  • Fix wrong backup file deleted issue.
  • Fix backup not fully disabled issue.
  • Add 2 command line flags “-notepadStyleCmdline” and “-z” for the replacement of notepad.exe. see here for more information.
  • Add new plugin API NPPM_REMOVESHORTCUTBYCMDID to allows plugins to remove unneeded shortcuts.
  • Fix Tail monitoring incoherent status after deleting a monitored file.
  • Fix issue with wrong smart highlighting when it is disabled.
  • Fix last active tab is ignored on Notepad++ restart issue.
  • Fix Tab non-responding by mouse click after dragging bug.
  • Fix switching back position restoring issue for wrapped document.
  • Add several spiritual quotes and a subtle Easter egg in the source code.

Version number 7.5.9
Release status Final
Operating systems Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows Server 2016
Website Notepad++
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file size

4.36MB

License type GPL