The basic text editor.
- Developer: Microsoft
- Release Date: 11/1985
- Twitter: Unknown
- Known For:
Notepad is a very basic text editing application on Microsoft Windows operating systems. Its lack of all formating makes it useful for writing HTML or tampering with system files. Notepad++ exists as an improved code editor.
On Mac OS X, there is a similar program called Text Edit.
On Linux, there is a similar program called gedit.
Notepad originated as a basic text editor bundled with Windows.
Still in use.
- It replaced the "edit" program found on MS-DOS systems
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