Text editor downloads for Win 95 98 ME XP Vista Win 7.


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Some former Wordperfect people got together and made this little ol' thing. It's got different formats for letter writing, diaries, journals and other stuff. They have disabled a number of the other formats in the free version though. (980KB)

HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD updated Nov 24


A replacement for the Evil Empire's Notepad. EditPad can open as many files at a time as you want. You change between the open files by clicking on their tabs. Other junk too. (280KB)

HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD added June 6 '99


DatePad combines a calendar with the ease of a text editor. In DatePad a document exists out of a number of pages. Each page representing a certain date. When a DatePad document is opened the program automatically creates an entry for the current day. (6.3MB)

HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD updated Sep 5 '04


Jarte builds more functionality around the Windows word processing engine than WordPad. This makes Jarte a great replacement for both the WordPad word processor and the NotePad text editor programs. Jarte is also a great alternative to the huge, complex and cumbersome commercial word processors that are designed mainly for big corporations. (1.7MB)

HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD updated Dec 21 '03


A next generation Notepad. (288KB)

DOWNLOAD added Sep 15 '01


E-editor is a Text editor and HTML editor. It can serve as a good replacement for Notepad. (935KB)

DOWNLOAD added Apr 25 '02


Notepad replacement and a handy HTML editor. Handle a heap of files with a simple tabbed interface. Search files, strip HTML tags and format text quickly. (1.8MB)

HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD added Jun 8 '03


A Notepad replacement. (1.1MB)

HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD added Nov 15 '03


General purpose editor, it is capable of opening *.txt, *.rtf, *.doc and binary files. (680KB)

HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD added Feb 26 '04


Alternative to Notepad. Although it fills the same role, plain text editing, it has many advantages: 10-level undo, alphabetization, block indent/unindent, bookmark, case conversion, encoding conversion, file history, jump to line, jump to offset, keyboard macros, search and replace, spell checking, statistics, variable pitch font, and much more. (3.5MB)

HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD updated May 25 '08


Quicknote is an always-available notepad tool that lets you type or copy/paste bits of text anytime, demanding no space on your taskbar and as little memory as it can. The program is accessible via shortcuts or via a small line on the top edge of your desktop - move your mouse over it and the tool will 'wake up' and display its resizable window. (1.6MB)

HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD added Aug 18 '04


Small, fast, feature rich and crossplatform word processor. (5.9MB)

HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD added Feb 10 '05


The BDV Notepad is a more intuitive text editor than the standard issued Windows Notepad. By using the BDV Notepad you will be able to have more functions, easy-to-use and easy to understand interface. (322KB)

HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD added Mar 31 '05


Metapad is a small, fast text editor for Windows with similar features to Notepad but with many extra (and rather useful) features. It was designed to completely replace Notepad since it includes all of Notepad's features and much more. (46KB)

HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD added Nov 2 '05


Text editor with features like a temporary clipboard where you can store whatever you want, how many ever you want, a mini encryption-decryption, a built in text to speech converter (requires xvoice.dll can be downloaded from the net), changing contrast, insert files, autosave if you are bored of saving and a whole lot more. The formatting is also superior to Notepad. The temporary clipboard comes with drag-drop interface and a manager that lets you manage, edit, remove and add newer items easily. (113KB)

HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD added Jan 7 '06


ED Notepad is a freeware editor for true plain-text. It looks like the original Windows Notepad, but provides many features and tools for quick, easy and advanced editing. The light-weight application fits on a floppy or USB and loads instantly with no installation required. (145KB)

HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD added Sep 3 '06


AkelPad - is an open source editor for plain text. It is designed to be a small and fast. (64KB)

HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD added Nov 2 '06


PhraseExpress organizes your frequently used text phrases and allows pasting them into any application. (1.3MB)

HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD added Jan 6 '07


Text Block Writer is a virtual index card program for writers. It can be used to organize research papers, articles, fiction, non-fiction, books and whatever related to writing. (453KB)

HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD added Apr 25 '07


A notepad replacement. Customizable text/background colors, URL highlighting/visiting, 'Always on Top' option, Unicode support, Load/Save using various encodings. (540KB)

HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD added Jun 2 '07


Text Master is a plain text (txt) file editor with standard and extra features. It lets viewing and editing files in full-screen mode, converting of file contents into lowercase or uppercase, adding date and time. (495KB)

HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD added Jun 29 '08


Use WhizNote to keep hundreds of related notes in one file. Then connect these notes by inserting JUMP links between them. WhizNote has nice desktop features to remember your note window positions. You can also print a collection of notes with an automatic table of contents, and more. (1.4MB)

HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD added Aug 23 '08


Antheia is a plain text editor that enables users to type hundreds of different characters by entering sequences of 1, 2 or 3 ASCII-characters. It supports Latin, Greek, Cyrillic and Thai script, most letters of the International Phonetic Alphabet and several commonly used symbols. (280KB)

HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD added Aug 26 '08


Caditor is a small and relatively simple text editor designed for portability. It requires no registry entries and instead, relies on ini files to function properly. (990KB)

HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD updated Apr 8 '09


NFOpad is a small, fast and flexible combined nfo viewer and text editor. It is a clone of Microsoft's Notepad but with extra settings, and support for nfo files. (441KB)

HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD added Jan 26 '09


PowerPad is a lightweight text editor with a few extra features such as a toolbar, auto-indent, and the capability of loading files larger than 64 KB. (1.8MB)

HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD added Oct 13 '09


Paddy is a small Text file viewer with some configuration options for colors and fonts. In contrary to Notepad it can also be used with Linux type files. Paddy can decode Hex encoded Html and Script text, Base64, and Rotate13. (64KB)

HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD added May 17 '10


PilotEdit Lite is a free text editor, html editor, php editor, java editor and hex editor that can edit huge files larger than 4GB. It offers customizable syntax and keyword highlighting, advanced search and replace operations, HEX mode, column mode, and more. In addition, a built-in FTP client lets you open, edit, download and upload large files directly to/from an FTP server. (4.4MB)

HOMEPAGE | | DOWNLOAD added Mar 17 '11

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