Updated: 01/31/2019 by Computer Hope

TextPad is a shareware text editor developed by Helios Software, initially released in 1992. TextPad is an easy to use text editor that has support for syntax highlighting, regular expression search support, automatic block indent, macros, file compare, text sorting, and much more.


If you are looking for a free alternative to TextPad or another text editor, a good free alternative to TextPad is Notepad++. Although Notepad++ may not have all of the features of TextPad, it is still a great alternative and may have enough features for your needs.

Software terms, Text editor