Notepad++ is an advanced alternative for Notepad software. It’s a user-friendly application that helps you write code in various programming and scripting languages. It facilitates you to easily create and edit text files. The developers launched it in 2003 for Windows users and since then it has been updated regularly to enhance its functionalities. This is a free tool and is available in around 84 languages. The installation process is quite simple and during installation, you can decide which components you need. It requires low system resources to operate, which is why it reduces power consumption.