Q-Jot v5.9.1

Midas on 13 Feb 2021
  • 614KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 14 Dec 2008
  • Suggested by Kenny

QJot is a rich text editor and WordPad replacement that can open various Word, Works, HTML, and even WordPerfect files. It also supports rich Unicode text and images and can 'Recover Text from Any File'. Saves to RTF, TXT, HTML formats, various DOC file formats, and WordPerfect.

Webpage offline; redirected to Softpedia.

Runs on:Win2K / WinXP
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: No
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice Launch QJot.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: AbiWord, Jarte
What's new?
  • Fixed line spacing bug.

17 comments on Q-Jot  The Portable Freeware Collection Latest Entries Feed

webfork 2015-09-06 01:51

smaragdus: thanks, updated


smaragdus 2015-09-05 21:03

The actual QJot web page address- http://xtort.net/xtort-software/qjot/


donald 2014-06-28 05:51

download link is broken


TP109 2013-02-28 18:46


Nice interface and small size. Doesn't have a spell checker though and sometimes fails to save in the doc format; docx doesn't work at all. Check your work, it's possible to lose everything when this happens.


dany 2011-10-12 20:34

FYI: Avast wants to run Q-jot in it's (imho increasingly annoying) sandbox. virustotal.com says it's all cool, only ClamAV reports it as a PUA, Possibly Unwanted App. It's packed with ASPack, which adds some reverse-engineering protection. I've used q-jot for almost 2 years now without any troubles and only recently it started triggering alerts. It's the packer (ASPack) used that triggers the alert, as it 'kinda obfuscates' the internal code.
It's a false positive, PUA's can be potentially malicious but if you're familiar with the app, like with Q-jot, such alerts can be ignored. Keyword here is 'Possibly'.

@donald: File-corruption has happened but not often. And if Word can't open them, Q-jot never failed on me in those moments and I just save it as .rtf then, I can always convert at work. No problems with the open dialog either.


lautrepay 2011-08-20 16:22

@pelotti & webfork: Abiword (www.portablefreeware.com/index.php?id=493) includes a filter to import WordPerfect files, and, imho, is more suitable than LO Writer as a WordPad replacement.


donald 2011-08-02 06:53

When preparing to save files the drop down options include:
Rich Text Format (*.rtf)
Plain text (*.txt)
HTML Document (*.htm;*.html;*.htx)
Word 2007 Macro-enabled Document (*.docm)
Word 97-2002 &6.0/95 - RTF (*.doc)
Works 6.0 & 7.0 (*.wps)
Word 2007 Document (*.docx)
Word 97-2003 Document (*.doc)

Similarly when trying to open a file the drop down options include:
Rich Text Format (*.rtf)
Plain text (*.txt)
HTML Document (*.htm;*.html;*.htx; *.otm)
Word 2007 Macro-enabled Document (*.docm)
Word 97-2002 (*.doc)
Works 6.0 & 7.0 (*.wps)
Recover Text from Any File (*.*)
Word 2007 Document (*.docx)
Word 97-2003 Document (*.doc)
WordPerfect 6x (*.doc; *.wpd)
WordPerfect 5x (*.doc)

These settings seem to work for me, is anyone encountering a problem with the resulting files from the save dialog, such as word refusing to open them, or corruption??

Has anyone had any trouble using the Open dialog to open files and display them ??


tikbalang 2011-08-01 08:00


it just made 16 lines in qjot.ini then quit. no window or dialog comes up when i try to run it again. what .dll is this dependent on?


webfork 2011-07-31 18:38

pelotti: WordPerfect files are not common and filters to import them are not common -- you should try LibreOffice (http://www.portablefreeware.com/index.php?id=2055). tikbalang: not sure what's wrong -- I've tested this program on multiple xp-sp3 systems without issue.


tikbalang 2011-07-31 18:12

it didn't run at all on my winxp/sp3.


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