Metapad is yet another open source free useful utility which is an ideal free replacement for your Microsoft notepad. It is a text editor just like notepad and is light and fast just like your old notepad with the only difference that it has more features than Windows Notepad.
It is a very useful software for all those who want their text editors to work fast and cater to their needs. This is just the right software for you. If you are looking for a personal wiki software, try Linked Notes, or Zim.
Its interface is a little better than notepad which includes icons and tools instead of the plain text of notepad which is quite boring.
Here are some of the features of this Free Replacement of Windows Notepad:
- Dual fonts
- Window placement
- Quick exit is easy by just clicking on esc button
- It supports many languages
- Unlimited file size
- It supports hyperlink
- It blocks the indent or unindent like Tab or Shift+Tab
- It can save the file as text,html or source code formats such as java
- Configurable tabs
- It has an auto indent mode
- It has an external viewer support, for example- web browser
- It can intelligently find and replace files
- It notifies you of any filthy file
- It has many useful keyboard shortcuts
It is more advanced than your original notepad and works even better and faster with an easy to use interface. This is definitely a better replacement for your windows notepad and should be given a try.