EditPad Lite is a small and compact general-purpose text editor. It allows you to open many files simultaneously, and switch between them using tabs. It also supports many functions for text manipulation and conversion.
A 64-bit version is available. EditPad's installer now automatically installs a 64-bit version of EditPad on 64-bit Windows.
||WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8
|Writes settings to:
||No. Creates HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\JGsoft on Windows 8.1.
||Partial. Able to display Unicode text with the right font chosen, but unable to handle files with Unicode filenames.
Free for non-commercial use
|How to extract:
- Download and run the installer
- Select the Create Portable Installation option
- Check treat all drives as removable drives and save to a drive of your choice. The program will save to the root of that drive.
- Optionally, move EditPadLite from the root to a folder of your choice
- Launch EditPadLite7.exe
Notepad++, NoteTab Light
- File Types|Colors and Syntax: Palette editor color picker previews RGB values when the mouse hovers over a color.
- Spell check: Romanian dictionaries did not show suggestions.
- Windows 7: Maximizing EditPad, then minimizing all windows with Win+M, and then double-clicking a file in Windows Explorer brought up EditPad's window in its restored size (not maximized) if you had not previously minimized it from its maximized state by clicking the Minimize button on its caption bar.
- Windows 7: Maximizing EditPad, then minimizing it, then restoring it unmaximized, and then double-clicking a file in Windows Explorer caused EditPad to maximize itself; this would continue until EditPad was minimized from its non-maximized state.
- Windows 7: Maximizing EditPad, then minimizing it, then restoring it unmaximized, and then using a menu item like File|New that is available through EditPad's icon next to the system clock (even if that icon is disabled) caused EditPad to maximize itself; this would continue until EditPad was minimized from its non-maximized state.
- Word wrap: Word wrapping broke lines at certain characters were it should not, such as the non-breaking hyphen.