NppDocShare: Real-Time Document Editing On Multiple PCs In Notepad++ Share
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New and improved plugins are coming out for Notepad++, making it one the most powerful text editors out there. NppDocShare is one such plugin that increases the document editing capabilities of Notepad++ by allowing users to edit the same document from two different computers at the same time. You just need to connect the computers through a network connection, and you will be able to edit the document in real time. All the actions performed by each party will be instantly available to the other, without any lag or delay.

To install NppDocShare, open Plugin Manager from Plugins—> Plugin Manager—> Show Plugin Manager. Under Available tab, select NppNetNote and click Install.

Plugin Manager npp docshare

Once installed, it will add the NppDocShare bar at the right side of Notepad++. If you have the document that needs to be edited on multiple systems, open the document in Notepad++ and select Serve to make your PC the server. By default, the Address and Port will be set as localhost and 20081, respectively.

NPP DocShare

On the other computer, enter the IP Address and Port of the server PC, and click Connect. The document will be automatically available to the other party, and all changes will be made in real-time on both systems.

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NppDocShare is an open source plugin that works with all versions of Notepad++. Testing was done on Notepad++ 5.9.5.

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