NppCrypt: Notepad++ Plugin To Encrypt Decrypt Files Selected Text Share
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Notepad++ is a third party text editor that can easily be classified as one of the most powerful and feature-rich alternatives to the default Windows Notepad. More than the application itself, the plugins available for Notepad++ increase its utility. Here at AddictiveTips, we constantly keep covering those useful plugins for Notepad++ that can help you in increasing its functionality. Today, we have a plugin for Notepad++ called NppCrpyt, which allows you to easily Encrypt and Decrypt your data using a password. You can encrypt selected text as well all open files in a batch operation.

To install NppCrypt, open Plugin Manager from the Plugins menu and look for the NppCrpyt under the Available tab.

Plugin Manager

Once installed, text can be encrypted and decrypted from the NppCrpyt menu under Plugins. To encrypt text, select the text, choose Encrypt from the NppCrypt menu and enter a password. The selected text will be instantly encrypted. If you want to encrypt all the open documents in a batch operation,  just don’t select any text and simply hit the Encrypt option. All the open files will be instantly encrypted with the specified password.


The plugin offers Blowfish, DES, RC2, IDEA, CAST5, AES128, AES256, DESX, DES_ede3 and RC4 as the available Cipher algorithms to choose from. You can select any algorithm, enter the password and click OK to encrypt the required data.

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

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