Downloads of v 5.21.1129.1:


Last Update:

03 Dec 2021

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Rizonesoft


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5.21.1129.1 | Updated: 03 Dec 2021



Downloads of v 5.21.1129.1:



Software Author(s):

  • Rizonesoft

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Notepad3 5.21.1129.1

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install Notepad3, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade Notepad3, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall Notepad3, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


Deployment Method:

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1. Enter Your Internal Repository Url

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2. Setup Your Environment

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

2. Get the package into your environment

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Copy Your Script

choco upgrade notepad3 -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade notepad3 -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" 

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install notepad3
    name: notepad3
    version: '5.21.1129.1'
    state: present

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'notepad3' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '5.21.1129.1'

See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller notepad3
    Name     = "notepad3"
    Version  = "5.21.1129.1"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'notepad3':
  ensure   => '5.21.1129.1',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

4. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

This package is likely a meta/virtual (*) or an installer (*.install) or portable (*.portable) application package.

  • Meta/virtual (*) - has a dependency on the *.install or the *.portable package - it is provided for discoverability and for other packages to take a dependency on.
  • Portable (*.portable/*.commandline (deprecated naming convention)/*.tool (deprecated naming convention)) - usually zips or archives that require no administrative access to install.
  • Install (*.install/*.app (deprecated naming convention)) - uses native installers, usually requires administrative access to install.

Learn more about chocolatey's distinction of installed versus portable apps and/or learn about this kind of package.

This package was approved as a trusted package on 03 Dec 2021.


Notepad3 is based on code from Florian Balmer's Notepad2 and XhmikosR's Notepad2-mod.
MiniPath is based on code from Florian Balmer's metapath.

Changes in Notepad3 compared to Notepad2
  • Code folding
  • Support for bookmarks
  • Option to mark all occurrences of a word
  • Updated Scintilla component
  • Word auto-completion
  • Syntax highlighting support for AutoHotkey, AutoIt3, AviSynth, Bash, CMake, CoffeeScript, Inno Setup, LaTeX, Lua, Markdown, NSIS, Ruby, Tcl, YAML and VHDL scripts
  • Improved support for NFO ANSI art
  • Support for replacing Windows Notepad using a clean, unintrusive registry-based method
  • New toolbar icons based on Yusuke Kamiyaman's Fugue Icons (Purchased by Rizonesoft)
  • New program icon and other small cosmetic changes
  • High-DPI awareness, including high definition toolbar icons
  • In-App support for AES-256 Rijndael encryption of files (incl. external commandline tool for batch processing)
  • Multiline Regular Expression search engine (DeelX)
  • Undo/Redo preserves selection
  • Virtual Space rectangular selection box (Alt-Key down)
  • Accelerated word navigation
  • Preserve caret position of items in file history
  • Visual Studio style copy/paste current line (no selection)
  • Count occurrences of a marked selection or word
  • Insert GUIDs
  • Dropped support for Windows XP version
  • Other various minor changes, tweaks and bugfixes
Changes in MiniPath compared to metapath
  • Project upgraded to Visual C++ 2017
  • 64-bit version
  • New toolbar icons based on Yusuke Kamiyaman's Fugue Icons
  • Purchased by Rizonesoft
  • Installation bundled with Notepad3
  • Minor cosmetic changes

# This is just a virtual package for notepad3.install

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Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
Notepad3 5.21.905.1 4073 Wednesday, September 8, 2021 Approved
Notepad3 5052 Tuesday, March 9, 2021 Approved
Notepad3 5.20.915.1 3404 Monday, September 28, 2020 Approved
Notepad3 5.20.722.1 1513 Tuesday, July 28, 2020 Approved
Notepad3 5.20.414.1 1621 Wednesday, May 13, 2020 Approved
Notepad3 5.19.815.2595 3346 Tuesday, August 27, 2019 Approved
Notepad3 5.19.630.2381 1128 Friday, July 5, 2019 Approved
Notepad3 1823 Saturday, January 19, 2019 Approved
Notepad3 4.18.512.992 2965 Friday, May 18, 2018 Approved
Notepad3 3.18.311.928 730 Monday, March 12, 2018 Approved
Notepad3 412 Wednesday, February 28, 2018 Approved
Notepad3 512 Monday, February 12, 2018 Approved
Notepad3 446 Wednesday, January 17, 2018 Approved
Notepad3 368 Friday, January 12, 2018 Approved
Notepad3 3.17.1228.783 372 Tuesday, January 2, 2018 Approved
Notepad3 3.17.1210.729 397 Monday, December 11, 2017 Approved
Notepad3 3.17.1124.693 360 Friday, December 1, 2017 Approved
Notepad3 2.17.1016.610 471 Wednesday, October 18, 2017 Approved
Notepad3 2.17.1003.548 360 Thursday, October 5, 2017 Approved
Notepad3 2.17.923.505 362 Monday, September 25, 2017 Approved
Notepad3 2.17.905.491 323 Tuesday, September 19, 2017 Approved
Notepad3 401 Friday, September 1, 2017 Approved

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