This page was created as a way for me to share some of my Notepad2 resources. Most editors are either fully-featured hidecon.exe slow or fast but useless, but Notepad2 breaks that mould.
I have used that starts up as fast as Notepad2 is Windows Notepad. My Notepad2 Patches The great thing about the open-source nature of Notepad2 is that if there is something that I would like to have changed, I can get the source and build my own custom version. Updated 21 Jul 2009: Updated for version 4. 7z – This is a 7z package containing all of my 3. 7z – This is a 7z package containing all of my 4.
Note: These are source code patches, for people who want to create their own builds. Pre-compiled 32-bit and 64-bit binaries of Notepad2 containing these patches are located at the bottom of this page. Replacing Windows Notepad with Notepad2 Replacing Windows Notepad with Notepad2 can be a little tricky since notepad. There is an easier way to replace Windows Notepad by using the “Image File Execution Options” registry key to trick Windows into running notepad2. This same trick is used by the “Replace Task Manager” function in Microsoft’s Process Explorer. Obtain a build of Notepad2 that supports this form of Notepad replacement.