Download Notepad - Best Software & Apps

  • Notepad++

    6.8.7

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Complete source code editor and Notepad replacement

    8
    1620 votes
    • PROS: Functional, Feature rich, Tabbing
    • CONS: Not very attractive!
  • gedit

    2.30.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Default GNOME client for Windows

    7
    298 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, Supports a huge range of languages, Supports remote editing, Plugins extend functionality
    • CONS: Doesn't allow inserting of multimedia content, May seem limited without plugins
  • Mac Notepad

    9.0

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Write Notes Keep Notes and Master Notes for Free.

    5
    110 votes
    • PROS: Great for notekeeping, Fast and responsive, Well-organized interface
    • CONS: Features can be overwhelming
  • Notepad Classic for Windows 10

    1.0.0.35

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free Classic Notepad for Personal and Professional Use

    7
    35 votes
    • PROS: An excellent layout when saving creating or modifying existing text files. , Usability improvements have allowed this version to be even easier to manipulate.
    • CONS: The last update occurred in October 2012., As the name suggests this software package is not compatible with earlier operating systems.
  • Notepad++ Portable

    6.2.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Text editing on the move

    8
    140 votes
    • PROS: Support for many coding languages, Lots of extra tools to write and code
    • CONS: You have to download necessary files for spellcheck
  • Notepad++ Plugin Manager

    1.0.8

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Plugin manager for Notepad++

    7
    10 votes
    • PROS: Makes managing Notepad++ plugins easy, Downloads useful associated plugins, Updates plugins automatically
    • CONS: W7 and Vista must use as admin
  • Notepad2

    4.2.25

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Notepad with extra functions

    7
    137 votes
    • XML Notepad

      2007 1.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      A free Development program for Windows

      7
      54 votes
      • EverNote

        5.8.3.6507

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Android
        Pocket PC
        Windows Mobile
        iPhone

        Store and quickly synchronize anything

        7
        484 votes
        • PROS: Capture anything, Add notes, images, passwords, etc., Organize items in notebooks and by tags, Easy data syncing across platforms
        • CONS: None worth mentioning
      • Keep My Notes - Notepad & Memo

        1.12

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android

        A free program for android

        -
        No votes yet
        • Textpad

          7.3.0

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          Windows
          Palm OS

          Satisfy the most demanding text editing requirements

          7
          93 votes
          • NotePad

            X 2.5b5

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Mac
            Android
            Java
            PWA

            A Free Productivity program for Mac

            6
            16 votes
            • Finale Notepad

              2012

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Windows

              Write Music Your Way

              6
              650 votes
              • PROS: Quickly and easily create sheet music with or without lyrics, Use the playback features to hear your music as soon as you've written it
              • CONS: This application is a free trial after 30 days purchase is required to use
            • XPad text editor

              4.7

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Windows

              Powerful Clipboard replacement with notepad functions

              4
              5 votes
              • PROS: Multiple clipboard, Notepad functionality, Automatic paste by selecting text
              • CONS: Sometimes copies text more than once
            • Jarte

              4.4

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Windows

              Simple, free and intelligent word processor

              6
              39 votes
              • PROS: Enhances WordPad into a real word processor, Handles Word documents easily
              • CONS: Can't handle graphics in Word documents
            • MiniPad2

              Build 101128 3.2.0

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Windows

              A handy tabbed notepad

              8
              54 votes
              • PROS: Tabbed interface, No installation required, Powers up the clipboard, Completely customizable
              • CONS: Calc sheets only work with basic Maths
            • Speechnotes

              1

              License
              free
              Platform
              Web Apps

              Professional Speech Recognizing Text Editor. Distraction-free, Fast, Easy to Use & Free Web App for Dictation & Typing

              8
              28 votes
              • ConTEXT

                0.98.6

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Windows

                Free, compact and versatile programming language editor

                7
                33 votes
                • Notepad Classic

                  1.0.0.35

                  License
                  free Download
                  Platform
                  Windows

                  A free program for windows

                  6
                  2 votes
                  • UltraEdit

                    22.00

                    License
                    buy Download
                    Platform
                    Windows
                    Mac

                    Edit text, HTML, or hex code with complete support for your programming needs

                    7
                    206 votes
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