Gammadyne Corporation
"I can't begin to tell you how much I enjoy DocPad.  What an absolutely nice all around multi-feature text editor."
- Sidris Henriksen
"The best I've found of many I've tried.  It's my replacement for Notepad & WordPad."
- John
"Been using it for about 6 months and don't know what I would do without it now."
- Sidney Hobbs

DocPad


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Text Editor for Windows

DocPad is a free alternative to Notepad.  Although it fills the same role, plain text editing, it offers an arsenal of time-saving tools:  block indent/unindent, bookmarking, case conversion, customizable toolbar, encoding conversion, file backups, file history, jump to line/offset, keyboard macros, print preview, search and replace, skinnable interface, spell checking, statistics, variable pitch font, and much more.  It also includes a built-in calculator, calendar, and character map.

Features
  • The Tabbed Document Interface allows you to open multiple files for editing in one window.
  • Undo up to 100 changes
  • Edits files with 8-bit ASCII characters or 16-bit unicode characters.
  • Search and replace, with case-insensitive, whole-word, and regular expression options.
  • Calculator, calendar, and character map tools
  • Backups of every changed file can easily be restored
  • Spell checking (English and Spanish)
  • Toolbar, Status Bar
  • Keyboard macros (unlimited in size and number)
  • Scalable, skinnable user interface
  • Word wrap
  • Statistics on characters, words, lines, and paragraphs
  • Convert to lower/upper/title/sentence case
  • Cut, copy, and paste
  • Text drag & drop
  • Imports HTML files, converting to plain text
  • Print and Print Preview (user can adjust margins, font, page numbering).
  • Block indention and unindention
  • Bookmark
  • Jump to line/character
  • Normalize spaces
  • File type association tool
  • Recent file history
  • Convert various encodings including Base-64, Quoted-Printable, UTF-8, etc.
  • Alphabetization of paragraphs
  • Trim trailing spaces from lines
  • Detailed help file

And it's free!

 
Download
Click the button below to download DocPad version 26.0, released on July 18th, 2020.  Microsoft Windows is required (XP or later).


 
Purchase
DocPad is fully functional freeware.  However, if you like it, you can make a donation (available in $5 increments).