Guide: How to install the PythonScript plugin on Notepad++ 7.6.3, 7.6.4 and above:



  • due to repeated requests, on how to install the PythonScript plugin on newer versions of notepad++, here’s a …

    complete guide how to install pythonscript on notepad++ 7.6.3, 7.6.4 and above:


    for notepad++ 7.6.4, 64 bit (installed version):

    • download and extract PythonScript_Full_1.3.0.0_x64.zip from >>> here <<< to your desktop.
      note: do not use any other available release type, except this zip.

    • open %ProgramFiles%\Notepad++\plugins\ in windows explorer and create a folder called PythonScript.

    • copy PythonScript.dll from the plugins folder of this extracted zip to:
      %ProgramFiles%\Notepad++\plugins\PythonScript\PythonScript.dll

    • copy python27.dll from this extracted zip to:
      %ProgramFiles%\Notepad++\python27.dll

    • copy the folders scripts containing machine level scripts and lib containing python libraries, from the zip’s plugins\PythonScript folder to:
      %ProgramFiles%\Notepad++\plugins\PythonScript\


    for notepad++ 7.6.4, 32 bit (installed version):

    • download and extract PythonScript_Full_1.3.0.0.zip from >>> here <<< to your desktop.
      note: do not use any other available release type, except this zip.

    • open %ProgramFiles(x86)%\Notepad++\plugins\ in windows explorer and create a folder called PythonScript.

    • copy PythonScript.dll from the plugins folder of this extracted zip to:
      %ProgramFiles(x86)%\Notepad++\plugins\PythonScript\PythonScript.dll

    • copy python27.dll from this extracted zip to:
      %ProgramFiles(x86)%\Notepad++\python27.dll

    • copy the folders scripts containing machine level scripts and lib containing python libraries, from the zip’s plugins\PythonScript folder to:
      %ProgramFiles(x86)%\Notepad++\plugins\PythonScript\


    additional note: if you have installed notepad++ to a different location than the default, please adapt %ProgramFiles(x86)%\Notepad++or %ProgramFiles%\Notepad++ to your custom path.


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