Best Alternative To Notepad : Portable Lightweight Charny Text Editor


You might have used Notepad, a widely used application. but despite Microsoft introducing windows 7 etc, they are not making any improvements in the notepad application. It has been same since the days of windows 98. If you want some other alternative to notepad, here today we have a portable lightweight text editor called ” Charny Notepad”

Charny text editor is an advanced and powerful text editor which is fast and easy to use. It has a decent user interface with all good features like bold text, italics, colors, line-based view, tabbed view, alignment, justification etc.

Features of Charny Text Editor –

1. Lightweight and Portable. (only 858 kb)

2. Line Number – can be used for HTML, JS and XML editors.

3. Tab system

4. Supports Bold text, Italics, Underlined, Colors, Strike out, Fonts, Zoom in and out, Alignment, Bullet style.

5. You can also insert special characters, Date and Time.

6. You can print and also use it on Full screen mode.

7. You can save the output in various file formats such as (rtf, html, php, sml, java, cs, js, vbs etc)

These are the features of Charny notepad, and i feel it is same like notepad ++ but it is lightweight and portable. So it will be very useful.

Charny Text Editor – Download

So, if you have any other similar tool which can be used as alternative to Notepad, do share it with us !

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  1. I like Notepad++ more …
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  2. Anish K.S says:

    Thanks for the info about Charny Text Editor, will try the same.
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  3. fareed says:

    nice editor sri
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  4. Siddharth says:

    I always use Notepad++ :)

  5. Jean-Simon Ratté says:

    Hello, thanks for the nice review of my program :).

    I’m currently working on a new Notepad which will be more like Notepad++.

  6. mohammad says:


  7. this text editor seems to be a nice one as the features of this are quite impressive, and this is light weight also, the size of this application is too good, it think ti will take little ram space while working on it

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