Install Notepad ++ on Nintendo Switch
Notepad++ is a free source code editor and Notepad replacement that supports several languages.
To run: Menu -> Accessories -> Notepad++
This app runs with the help of box86 and wine.
Fortunately, Notepad ++ is very easy to install on your Nintendo Switch in just two steps.
- Install Pi-Apps - the best app installer for Nintendo Switch.
- Use Pi-Apps to install Notepad ++.
For the best chance of this working, we recommend using the latest version of Switchroot L4T Ubuntu, which is currently version 5.1.0 Ubuntu Bionic.
Notepad ++ will run on L4T Ubuntu ARM64.
Pi-Apps is a free tool that makes it incredibly easy to install the most useful programs on your Nintendo Switch with just a few clicks.
Open a terminal and run this command to install Pi-Apps:
wget -qO- https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Botspot/pi-apps/master/install | bash
Feel free to check out the Pi-Apps source code here: https://github.com/Botspot/pi-apps
Install Notepad ++
Now that you have Pi-Apps installed, it is time to install Notepad ++.
First launch Pi-Apps from your start menu:
Then click on the Programming category.
Now scroll down to find Notepad ++ in the list.
Just click Install and Pi-Apps will install Notepad ++ for you!