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January 15, 2011:

We are pleased to announce the release of TextPad 5.4.2, available as a free upgrade to all registered users of TextPad 4 and 5. This is now available with an Italian user interface.

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October 18, 2010:

We are pleased to announce the release of TextPad 5.4, available as a free upgrade to all registered users of TextPad 4 and 5. For information about what has changed, please click on one of the links below:

February 8, 2010:

We are pleased to announce the release of WildEdit 2.0, available as a free upgrade to all registered users of WildEdit.

For more information, please click on one of the links below:

August 18, 2009:

We are pleased to announce the release of TextPad 5.3.1, available as a free upgrade to all registered users of TextPad 4 and 5. This introduces language editions in French, German, Japanese and Dutch, and includes fixes for some issues that were reported in 5.3.

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July 20, 2009:

We are pleased to announce the release of TextPad 5.3, available as a free upgrade to all registered users of TextPad 4 and 5.

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Mar 12, 2008:

We are pleased to announce the release of TextPad 5.2, available as a free upgrade to all registered users of TextPad 4 and 5.

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Jan 11, 2008:

We are pleased to announce the release of TextPad 5.1, available as a free upgrade to all registered users of TextPad 4 and 5.

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March 6, 2007:

We are pleased to announce the release of TextPad 5.0, available as a free upgrade to all registered users of TextPad 4.x.

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June 19, 2004:

We are pleased to announce updates to both TextPad and WildEdit. These releases are available as free upgrades to all registered users. For more information, please follow the links below.

TextPad 4.7.3:

WildEdit 1.1:

May 27, 2004:

We are pleased to announce the release of WildEdit. This new tool enables power users to make the same changes to all files in a directory tree at the same time - and it couldn't be easier to use!

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November 5, 2003:

We are pleased to announce the release of TextPad 4.7.2, available as a free upgrade to all registered users of TextPad 4.x.

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August 29, 2003:

We are pleased to announce the release of TextPad 4.7.1, available as a free upgrade to all registered users of TextPad 4.x.

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July 13, 2003:

We are pleased to announce the release of TextPad 4.7.0, available as a free upgrade to all registered users of TextPad 4.x.

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February 08, 2003:

We are pleased to announce the release of TextPad 4.6.2, available as a free upgrade to all registered users of TextPad 4.x. This maintenance release addresses issues that have been reported since the release of 4.6. It also implements a separate Paste HTML command, in response to adverse feedback on the behavior of the Paste command in 4.6.

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January 03, 2003:

We are pleased to announce the release of TextPad 4.6, available as a free upgrade to all registered users of TextPad 4.x. Enhancements include:

  • The Clipboard History is a new entry in the Clip Library. It maintains a list of the most recently copied text.
  • Publish your code on the web, with full syntax highlighting, using the new "Copy as a HTML page" command.
  • Nearly an order of magnitude speed up of line insertion and Replace All commands in large files that change the number of lines.
  • Workspace files can now be relocated.

For more information, please click on one of the links below:

April 30, 2002:

Hard drive crashed? Upgrading your PC? Forgot to back up your license code? Now you can obtain a replacement using our new web based replacement license code generator.

July 21, 2001:

We are pleased to announce the release of TextPad 4.5, available as a free upgrade to all registered users of TextPad 4.x. This release brings full compatibility with Windows XP, which is scheduled for release in October.

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May 14, 2001:

We are pleased to announce the release of TextPad 4.4.2. This maintenance release is available as a free upgrade to all registered users of TextPad 4.x. It includes an optional Polish user interface.

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February 10, 2001:

We are pleased to announce the release of TextPad 4.4.1. This maintenance release is available as a free upgrade to all registered users of TextPad 4.x.

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October 18, 2000:

We are pleased to announce the release of TextPad 4.4, which now includes online help in German and updated English language dictionaries for the spell checker. This maintenance release is available as a free upgrade to all registered users of TextPad 4.x.

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September 21, 2000:

We are pleased to announce the release of TextPad 4.3.2. It is now also available in Spanish and Portuguese (Brazilian) and the Italian edition now includes online help in Italian. This maintenance release is available as a free upgrade to all registered users of TextPad 4.x.

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September 14, 2000:

As part of our commitment to providing a high level of support for TextPad, we have opened a peer group forum. If you have any problems, or solutions, please post them here:

August 22, 2000:

The announcement from Microsoft of their .NET Framework has generated a lot of interest in the new language C#. We have put together the following page, which explains how to integrate the C# compiler as a tool in TextPad:

July 14, 2000:

We are pleased to announce the release of TextPad 4.3. Highlights include the capability to override document class properties for individual documents. This is available as a free upgrade to all registered users of TextPad 4.x.

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April 6, 2000:

We are pleased to announce the release of TextPad 4.2. Highlights include support for Unicode and UTF-8 files, and a new Italian edition. This is available as a free upgrade to all registered users of TextPad 4.x.

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February 12, 2000:

We are pleased to announce the release of the French edition of TextPad 4.1 and the translation of the online help into German. At the same time, we have issued a maintenance release for all editions. It is available as a free upgrade to all registered users of TextPad 4.x.

To download this release, please click on the following link:

January 20, 2000:

We are pleased to announce the release of the Dutch edition of TextPad 4.1. At the same time, we have issued a maintenance release for all editions. It is available as a free upgrade to all registered users of TextPad 4.x.

To download this release, click on the following link:

November 17, 1999:

We are pleased to announce the release of TextPad 4.1.
This maintenance release is available as a free upgrade to all registered users of TextPad 4.x.

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July 30, 1999:

We are pleased to announce the release of TextPad 4.0. Highlights of this major upgrade include:

  • Color syntax highlighting.
  • Multiple workspaces.
  • Customizable toolbars.
  • Dockable document selector.
  • Alternative tabbed document selector.
  • Full screen view mode.
  • Document properties are associated by file name.
  • Proportionally spaced fonts.
  • Support for double byte (Asian) character sets.
  • Japanese user interface.

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