Current Version 4.2.25
Author flo's freeware
Downloads Count 1,346
License Type Free
Date Added Sep 23, 2013
Operating Systems
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows 8 Desktop
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows XP
File Size 0.28 MB
Description The original Notepad shipped with Windows is probably the handiest program of all times, small, fast, without frills! Notepad2 tries to follow this principle, it's a small, fast and free text editor with syntax highlighting for HTML and other common languages. Features include customizable syntax highlghting for HTML, JavaScript, VBScript, ASP, PHP, CSS, Perl/CGI and others, drag & drop text editing inside and outside Notepad2, basic regular expression search and replace, useful word, line and block editing shortcuts, rectangular selection, brace matching, auto indent, long line marker, zoom functions, support for Unicode, UTF-8, Unix and Mac text files, open shell links.


  • Feels faster than WordPad, despite the extra features
  • Escape key can either minimize or exit program


  • Labeling at developer site makes it a little hard to tell which edition you need
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