Normally we use notebooks and diaries to write down something whereas on the computer we use some text editing software. For windows we use Notepad, it is the default text editor. As we know that Notepad is a simple text editing software for Windows, now if you want an advanced text editor then you can use Notepad++.
Notepad++ is a free and open-source text editor for the Windows operating system. It is an updated version of notepad. In simple terms, we can say that Notepad++ is the alternative of default Microsoft Notepad.
Today here we are going to discuss how we can download and install Notepad++ 7.8.6 on windows 10.
How to Download Notepad++ 7.8.6
To download Notepad++ 7.8.6 on windows 10 follow the following simple steps:
Step 1: Open any browser and search for Notepad++ and open the link notepad-plus-plus.org
Step 2: To download the software click on Download from the left menu. On the download page, there are two options Download 32-bit x86 and Download 64-bit x64.
Note:– Download according to your computer system type. Don’t worry if you don’t know whether your computer is 32-bit or 64-bit, just open Windows Settings and then click on the System. After that, you can find the About option on the left-hand side menu. Click on the About option and you’ll be able to find the specification of your computer, check the system type.
How to Install Notepad++ 7.8.6
In this section, we’ll discuss how to install Notepad++ 7.8.6 on Windows. Here we also included a video tutorial, if you find it difficult to follow the steps mentioned below.
After the download has been completed, just open the downloaded file to install the Notepad++ on Windows 10. To install follow the following simple steps:
Step 1: You’ll get a small window where it will ask you to select a language. It’s English by default. You can also select your preferred language.
Step 2: After that, you’ll get “Notepad++ 7.8.6 Setup” windows, just click Next.
Step 3: By clicking next, you’ll have to agree with the license agreement for that click “I Agree“.
Step 4: Now if you want to change the installation location then you can change it by clicking on “Browse“.
Step 5: Just select the location whether you want to install the software and then click OK and then Next button.
Step 6: You’ll have a new window for the type of Installation. If you don’t wanna change it, leave it as default and click Next.
Step 7: If you want to create a desktop shortcut then check the box “Create Shortcut on Desktop“ option and then click on Install. Soon after, It’ll be installed on your Windows 10 computer.