Updated 30 Jul 2018
Notepad++ Portable
An excellent text editor which supports all types of coding, syntax, spellcheck and more: Notepad++ is a free source code editor (and Notepad replacement), which supports several programming languages, running under the MS Windows environment.
5.5 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 / Vista / XPFree
PSPad Editor
PSPad is a free and portable text editor which supports syntax highlighting for many language including PHP, SQL, ASP and Python, among a long list of others.
3.44 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 (64-bit, 32-bit) / Vista / XPFree
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Notepad++
The best, free Windows notepad replacement which supports programming, coding languages, syntax highlighting and more: Notepad++ is an excellent text and code editor which is distributed completely free of charge both as freeware and as an open source product.
5.5 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 / Vista / XPFree
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Vim for Windows
Imitation of the UNIX text editor VI developed for Windows PCs with keyboard shortcuts: Vim stands for Vi IMproved.
6.4 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 / Vista / XPFree
RegexBuddy
Perfect companion for working with regular expressions.
9 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 (64-bit, 32-bit) / Vista / XPShareware
LyX
LyX is a document processor that encourages an approach to writing based on the structure of your documents (WYSIWYM) and not simply their appearance (WYSIWYG).
208 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 / Vista / XPFree
Komodo Edit
A free programmers text editor with syntax recognition supporting web languages like PHP, HTML and CSS: Komodo Edit is an excellent, free source code and HTML editor which supports all of the most common programming languages of the web including PHP, Perl, Ruby, JavaScript along with markup languages like HTML and CSS.
52.47 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 (64-bit, 32-bit) / Vista / XPFree
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WriteMonkey
WriteMonkey is a text editor designed for writers who require little distraction, allowing them to focus solely on writing without other applications getting in the way.
1.8 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 / Vista / XPFree
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Typeit!
Typeit!
1.7 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 / Vista / XPFree
UltraEdit
If you spend hours programming with a text editor, UltraEdit is a replacement to Windows notepad.
15.44 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 (64-bit, 32-bit) / Vista / XPShareware
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Windows Journal Viewer
This accessory enables users who do not have a computer running Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition to view files that were created in Microsoft Windows Journal on a Tablet PC.
7.0 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 / Vista / XPFree
SynWrite
SynWrite is a handy, easy to use text editor designed to edit programs source codes with such features as syntax highlighting, code folding, tree structure, auto-completion and code templates.
3.2 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 / Vista / XPFree
AkelPad
An open source editor for plain text and suitable replacement for Notepad: AkelPad Editor is an alternative Notepad to the one which comes preinstalled with Windows.
0.95 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 (64-bit, 32-bit) / Vista / XPFree
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Konsole 2
Konsole 2 is an application package which consists of 3 sub programs: Konsole, Typer and GeoCalc.
2 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 / Vista / XPFree
jEdit
A programmers text editor with many great features including syntax highlighting for PHP, Perl, C, HTML and other languages: jEdit is a mature programmer's text editor with hundreds (counting the time developing plugins) of person-years of development behind it.
3.3 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 / Vista / XPFree
Hermetic Word Frequency Counter
This software scans a file, or text on the clipboard, and counts the number of occurrences of the different words.
1.45 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 (64-bit, 32-bit) / Vista / XPShareware
Textor
Textor 7 is an advanced free text editor that lets you create documents with rich content.
15.1 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 (64-bit, 32-bit) / Vista / XPFree
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NFOPad
A text editor specially designed for editing and viewing NFO information files: NFOPad is a lightweight combined nfo viewer and text editor.
1.18 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 (64-bit, 32-bit) / Vista / XPFree
Resume Builder
When looking for work, it is always important to have a good resumé, not only in content but also in presentation.
12.91 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 / Vista / XP / NTShareware
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RichEdit
RichEdit is a lightweight, handy and useful text editor which allows you to create, open, and save files using both the Rich Text Format and the Plain Text Format.
3.2 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 / Vista / XPFree
GetDiz
Many of the files you download files from the Internet contain descriptive "DIZ" or "NFO" files inside which generally contain ASCII art and text-based logos.
1.1 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 (64-bit, 32-bit) / Vista / XPFree
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PDF4U Pro
Easy PDF creation: PDF file format has become one of the most used formats when trying to send documents from one person to another.
1.36 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 (64-bit, 32-bit) / Vista / XPShareware
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EditBone
EditBone is text editing tool which is suited towards advanced users and programmers.
3.85 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 / Vista / XPFree
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Text Filter Portable
MuseTips Text Filter is a free, lightweight and portable Windows software that lets you read, search and filter text files with ease.
476 KB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 / Vista / XPFree
TextCrawler
Most text editing program and word processing suites include a search-and-replace feature, but very few of them support advanced options for streamlining complicated tasks.
395.31 K | For Windows 7, Windows 8 / Vista / XPFree
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Compact NFO Viewer
Compact NFO Viewer is a fast viewer for NFO files that can turn URLs inside of NFO files in to clickable links.
670 KB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 / Vista / XPFree
Flashnote
Flashnote is just a rough copy for your quick work with any text information.
1.79 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 (64-bit, 32-bit) / Vista / XPFree
SciTE
SciTE is a basic text editor which includes many functions oriented around scripting and programming.
1.4 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 / Vista / XPFree
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FreeText Portable
A note-taking application which saves everything to a master file: FreeText is a personal note-taking application which is similar in appearance to Windows' notepad.
0.98 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 (64-bit, 32-bit) / Vista / XPFree
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RJ TextEd
RJ TextEd is a complete programming and text-based editor with support for Unicode, with which you work on your HTML files, PHP or any other text-based format very comfortably.
33.4 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 (64-bit, 32-bit) / Vista / XPFree
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EmEditor
EmEditor is an excellent text editor with full support for UTF-8 and UTF-16 documents.
12.89 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 (64-bit, 32-bit) / Vista / XPShareware
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BowPad
A programmers notepad support several languages with color coding like PHP, C++, Perl and HTML: With so many options for text editors and full-fledged programming development suites available these days for coders, it really just comes to the level of comfort and knowledge of a particular language when choosing which editor to use.
1.6 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 / Vista / XPFree
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xint
A feature-packed alternative to Windows notepad: Xint is a cool little freeware utility that makes the lives of developers and normal users alike easier.
936 KB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 / Vista / XPFree
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TxtEdit
TxtEdit is a text editor developed by Swiss programmer Luzius Schneider.
0.84 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 (64-bit, 32-bit) / Vista / XPShareware
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TextMorph
Notepad.exe alternative and text beautifier: A powerful ASCII text editor and formatter, TextMorph isn't unlike the notepad.
1.46 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 (64-bit, 32-bit) / Vista / XPFree
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Dot Matrix Pilot
Dot Matrix Pilot is form filler software designed for filling in preprinted forms (of any type) with a dot-matrix (impact) printer.
4.87 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 / Vista / XP / NTShareware
e Text Editor
E is a lightweight and robust text editor for Windows with support for tabbed editing, syntax highlighting (html, xml, php, etc), unicode support, undo and redo history and search and replace.
1.98 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 (64-bit, 32-bit) / Vista / XPShareware
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TED Notepad
An awesome freeware text editor: TED Notepad is a popular text editor featuring many intuitive features and design approaches.
0.16 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 / Vista / XPFree
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NoteTab Light
One may often find themselves fumbling around with Windows' notepad.
1.85 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 (64-bit, 32-bit) / Vista / XPFree
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DC Number2Text
Converts any number string to language-specific text: DC Number2text converts any number string in your code into alphabetic text, with accurate place values from the ones digit onwards.
0.55 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 (64-bit, 32-bit) / Vista / XPShareware
Safe Pad
SafePad is a simple free text editor that lets you encrypt your documents using the industry standard FIPS Compliant AES encryption algorithm (Advanced Encryption Standard).
1.59 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 / Vista / XPFree
PilotEdit
PilotEdit is a powerful text editor geared more towards professionals who need a powerful application as opposed to people who usually use text editors for word processing.
4.77 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 (64-bit, 32-bit) / Vista / XPShareware
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Notepad2
Notepad2 is a small replacement utility for Windows notepad.
305 KB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 / Vista / XPFree
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FreeText
A note-taking program for those leading disorganized life: FreeText is a personal note-taking application which is similar in appearance to Windows' notepad.
1.45 MB | For Windows 7, Windows 8 (64-bit, 32-bit) / Vista / XPFree
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