Top 15 Notepad2 Alternative and Similar Softwares | Dec 2020

Notepad2 is a fast and light-weight Notepad-like text editor with syntax highlighting. Simple as possible, but yet powerful. Has full Unicode support. Can be run out of the box without installation, and does not touch your system's registry.

1. Notepas

Notepas Notepas is a fast portable native multiplatform text editor written in Lazarus and can be compiled for multiple platforms and widget sets using the advanced native Free Pascal Compiler.Exclusive features:- Alpha blended coloring supporting multiple layers of transparency for both text and background.- Code filter: a tool to filter lines......

2. Notepad2-mod

Notepad2-mod A modified version (fork) of Notepad2 based on Kai Liu's and other people's patches. Changes compared to the official Notepad2: Code folding; Support for bookmarks; Option to mark all occurrences of a word; Word auto-completion; Syntax highlighting support for AutoHotkey, AutoIt3, AviSynth, Bash, CMake,......

3. slap

slap slap is a Sublime-like terminal-based text editor that strives to make editing from the terminal easier. It has:* first-class mouse support* GUI editor-like keybindings* copying/pasting with OS clipboard support* undo/redo* syntax highlighting for many languages* a Sublime-like file sidebar* select word to highlight other occurrences; double-click to select word* easy-to-use......

4. Fraise

Fraise Fraise is an open source text-editor for OS X, forked from Smultron . It has a very native Cocoa UI and supports syntax highlighting for many different programming, scripting and coding languages.......

5. ConTEXT

ConTEXT ConTEXT is a small, fast and powerful freeware text editor, developed to serve as a secondary tool for software developers. After years searching for a suitable Windows text editor, we didnt find any of them to satisfy our needs, so we wrote our own.......

6. Thunderpad

Thunderpad Thunderpad (formerly Textpad) is a simple, general-purpose and cross-platform text editor written in C++ using the Qt libraries. Thunderpad aims to be faster and more lightweight than most text editors, but as useful as them. Additionally, Thunderpad supports syntax highlighting, word count, line count and comes with various color schemes.FeaturesSimple......

7. Syncplify.me Notepad!

Syncplify.me Notepad! Notepad! is the free, powerful, feature-rich replacement for your Windows Notepad. This software is completely free to use, for both personal and business purposes. With multi-document editing, split editing (two views of the same document, side by side, with synchronized editing), document maps, customizable printing and print preview, syntax highlighting......

8. MadEdit

MadEdit MadEdit is an Open-Source and Cross-Platform Text/Hex Editor written in C++ and wxWidgets. MadEdit can edit files in Text/Column/Hex modes, and supports many useful functions, e.g. SyntaxHighlightings, WordWrap, Encodings (UTF8/16/32,Big5,GBK...) and WordCount. FeaturesMadEdit can run under Linux, FreeBSD and MS-Windows platforms.Edits files in Text, Column and Hex modes.In Hex-Mode, MadEdit......

9. NFOPad

NFOPad NFOPad is a small, fast and flexible combined text editor and nfo viewer. It is a clone of Microsoft's Notepad but much more customizable and with some additional features. NFOPad fully supports Unicode as well as nfo files with ASCII art.......

10. GLeDitor

GLeDitor A small programmer's editor whith syntax highlight, extended search features, code completion (ctrl+space).Supported languages: htlm, sql, pascal, c/c++, c#, java, basic, javascript, css, php, python.......

11. MoonEdit

MoonEdit Multi-platform collaborative text editor:Cooperative multi-user text editing over the internet.Every co-author can edit the shared document at any time, from any place, and at the same time! There's no need to send files via FTP or to compare documents when multiple users need to make changes to it independently. Multiple......

12. Notepad++

Notepad++ Notepad++ is a free source code editor and Notepad replacement that supports several languages. Based on the powerful editing component Scintilla, Notepad++ is written in C++ and uses pure Win32 API and STL which ensures a higher execution speed and smaller program size. By optimizing as many routines as possible......

13. Devpad

Devpad Notepad-like VB.Net multi-tab source code editor for Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7 that supports ASM, ASP.Net, Boo, C#, C++, CSS, HTML, INI, Java, JavaScript, Lua, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, SQL, VB.Net, XML and plain text files.- Supports syntax highlighting and line numbering.- Import files from FTP, archives, FlowDocuments and......

14. AkelPad

AkelPad A simple notepad-like text editor with many features. It is designed to be a small and fast. User interface in 20 languages.Features * Single window (SDI), multi-window (MDI) and pseudo multi-window modes (PMDI); * Editing of files, which size is more than 64K (generally speaking, size isn't theoretically limited);......

15. MadEdit-Mod

MadEdit-Mod Madedit-Mod is a cross platform text/hex editor based on MadEdit .Current Feature list:Original features from MadEdit(Hex Edit, Column Edit, many encodings support, etc) with lots of bug fixesMore encodings supported, eg, GB18030, CP874, CP866, KOI8-R and KOI8-U Macintosh encodings(Roman, Japanese, Chinese-trad, Korean, Arabic, Hebrew, Greek, Cyrillic, Thai,......