AkelPad Editor


AkelPad is an open source editor for plain text. It is designed to be a small and fast editor.

Although it’s only designed to handle plain text documents, it has a number of other features such as single window, multi-window, and pseudo window support.

The software is just perfect if you only want to play around with plain text files.


  • Single window (SDI), multi-window (MDI) and pseudo multi-window modes (PMDI).
  • Full support of Unicode strings on Unicode systems (NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista/Seven).
  • Support of Unicode codepages (UTF-8, UTF-16LE, UTF-16BE, UTF-32LE, UTF-32BE).
  • Support of any codepage installed in the system.
  • Support of DOS/Windows, Unix and Mac newline formats.
  • Preview file open.
  • Correct pseudographics displaying.
  • Column text selection.
  • Multi-level undo.
  • Fast search/replace text strings.

Software Info

NameAkelPad Editor
Supported Platforms