Imagine a super fast, sleek, and easy to use text editor that doesn't give you shit. Well, Notepad++ is it. Sleek, elegant, and easy to use, it is exactly what I like to use everyday. Inspired by Scintilla, the editor component, but written in pure Win32, Notepad++ is perfect for code editing, HTML webpage coding, and other tasks that require plain text.
Although it is only available for Windows, it runs very fast on platforms such as Linux and Mac OS X through the use of software emulation layers like Wine. For instance, it runs fairly well under OS X:
It offers support for many programming and markup languages: from ActionScript to Matlab to Fortran to C, Notepad++ does any task for me (did that seriously just rhyme)? To get the lowdown on Notepad++ go over to their website at their website. And to download it, click here.