Edify Text Editor is a Windows 10 plain text editor app which can be used to replace apps like Notepad. If your device does not have a built in text editor then you can easily download and use this app in place. The app has some very good features like live markdown editor, auto saving of files, file syncing, distraction free writing, etc.
The Windows 10 plain text editor app can be downloaded from the Windows 10 store or from the link given at the end of this article. When you start the app you will come across an interface like the one given in the screenshot below.
The home page screen will have a small description of the app as can be seen. The interface of the app is pretty simple with no annoying ads, or pop ups. The left side of the window has the menu, which can be seen in the screenshot below.
The left side menu has the option to create a new file, open a existing file, save a file, print a file, rename a file, etc. The new file you create will have a blank interface with no options to confuse you. You will get a minimal environment so you can write in a distraction free way. The file has a auto save feature and you can see the word count at the bottom of the window.
You can save the file in various formats like txt, xml, json, log, md, ini, etc. You can also share your file easily in plain text format or as a file through various ways. The settings option in the app lets you change some settings, as can be seen in the screenshot below.
You can enable the spell check option to keep a tab on spelling mistakes. You can also choose if you want the new file window to open in a new window or the same window. You can also change the font type and font size that you are using. A preview of the font will also be shown below these options. You can change the theme of the app as well between hybrid, light, and dark. File extensions which are supported by the app are displayed on this page as well. You can designate a folder for the app as a working folder where all the files will be saved by default.
Features of this Windows 10 plain text editor app:
- Plain text editor for Windows 10.
- Can be used as a replacement for Notepad.
- Change font type and font size.
- Change the theme between hybrid, light and dark.
- Supported file types txt, xml, json, md, log, ini, conf, and cfg.
- Select a folder in which you want to save your files by default.
- No ads, or pop ups.
- Live markdown editor.
- Auto save files.
Edify Text Editor is a nice text editor for Windows 10 which can be used as a replacement for notepad. The app interface is neat and minimal and makes for an excellent distraction free writing environment. Lot of settings which you can change according to your choice and theme of the app can be changed as well.
Check out Edify Text Editor for Windows 10 here.