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New Hack font makes code better readable.

There is a new monospace, open source font designed especially for programmers and anyone that has to write, read or review code.
As can be seen in the following image, the Hack font distinguishes clearly between the 1 and l, 5 and S, 2 and Z, G and 6, B and 8 and O and 0.
Font example of the Hack ttf font
Font example of the Hack TTF font

Install the Hack font in Windows

Just download the Hack font from Source Foundry, un-zip and save the four TTF files (Regular, Italic, Bold and BoldItalic) on a disk and load them to your system by double clicking all the font files and clicking the Install button (Administrative rights required).

Install the Hack font in Notepad++

After installing the font in Windows you can select the Hack font in Notepad++ by clicking the menu item "Settings", select "Style Configurator...". In the dialog select the font name Hack for the default style:
Loading the Hack TTF font in Notepad++
Loading the Hack TTF font in Notepad++
The Hack font is provided for free by Chris Simpkins. Thanks Chris.
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