HTML5 Notepad Alternatives

    HTML5 Notepad is described as ': Inspired by the iPad 'Notes' application. Very simple. Just start typing. Everything is saved to your system automatically' and is an website in the Office & Productivity category. There are more than 25 alternatives to HTML5 Notepad, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux and Chrome OS. The best alternative is Notepad++, which is both free and Open Source. Other great sites and apps similar to HTML5 Notepad are Notepad (Free), Notepad3 (Free, Open Source), SciTE (Free, Open Source) and Programmer's Notepad (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Aug 2, 2021

    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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      • Xfce
      SciTE is a SCIntilla based Text Editor. Originally built to demonstrate Scintilla, it has grown to be a generally useful editor with facilities for building and running programs.
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    4. Notepad more focused on developing than just scribble down notes. These is not an exhaustive feature list, but gives you some idea of the features present in Programmer’s Notepad.
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    5. WordPad is a simple word processor that is included with almost all versions of Microsoft Windows from Windows 95 onwards. It is the successor of Windows 3.1s Write. From Windows 7 Wordpad includes the ribbon user interface.
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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.
    9. When you need to create text documents, TextEdit is a highly versatile word processor, including tools to format and layout your page, edit and stylize text, check spelling, create tables and lists, import graphics, work with HTML, and even add music and movie files.
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