DocPad Alternatives

    DocPad is described as 'plain text editor with many advantages over Notepad: block indent/unindent, bookmarking, customizable toolbar, file history, keyboard macros, print preview, wildcard search and replace, spell checking, statistics, and much more' and is an app in the Development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to DocPad for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and Chrome OS. The best alternative is Notepad++, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like DocPad are Notepad (Free), Notepad3 (Free, Open Source), TextPad (Paid) and EditPad Lite (Free Personal).

    This page was last updated Dec 22, 2020

    1. Notepad++ is a free source code editor and Notepad replacement that supports several languages.
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    2. Most simple text editor. Just plain text, saves in .txt format. Not available for download; bundled with all versions of Windows.


    3. Notepad3 is a fast and light-weight Scintilla-based text editor with syntax highlighting. It has a small memory footprint, but is powerful enough to handle most programming jobs.
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    4. TextPad is designed to provide the power and functionality to satisfy the most demanding text editing requirements. It can edit files up to the limits of virtual memory, and it will work with the 32-bit and 64-bit editions of Windows 7, Vista, XP, 2000, Server 2003 and 2008.
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    5. EditPad Lite is a compact general-purpose text editor. Use EditPad Lite to easily edit any kind of plain text file. EditPad Lite has all the essential features to make text editing a breeze: - Large file and long line support.
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    6. SynWrite is a free source code editor and notepad replacement for Microsoft Windows Operating Systems.

      Discontinued

      Last update was on 29-08-2017. Synwrite is continued on CudaText.
      Only there is no Total Commander plug-in with CudaText.

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    7. FoldingText makes you productive in easily formatted plain text. Turn your ideas into plans. Your to-dos into results. Your writing into clear, focused documents.
    8. BowPad is a small and fast text editor with a ribbon user interface and syntax highlighting.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      GetDiz is a fully featured text editor which can replace Notepad while maintaining an incredible speed, ease of use and small size. You can display and edit any text files with GetDiz.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
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      • The Portable Freeware Collection
      ATPad is a simple Notepad replacement written in pure C and Windows API. Keeping simplicity of Notepad it provides many additional features. 90kb UPX repacked.
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