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PSPad is a freeware that allows programmers to edit texts and codes. The software might be handy for those who work simultaneously with various programming environments. PSPad provides users with multiple functions to edit their code quickly and conveniently.

Programming is not an easy job, because you have to spend lots of time to get a result. Things are getting even more complicated if you, for example, have to work with various languages simultaneously. If you are looking for a robust editor, you have to be aware that, on the web, there are lots of various tools for Windows, and you have to spend the time to find the one that meets all your requirements. 

PSPad can serve as another example of a well-designed editor that comes with a vast range of handy features and supports numerous languages. Despite the fact that the software provides users with lots of functions, it has a clear and friendly interface. 

Why Use PSPad?

The list of PSPad functions is impressive. For example, apart from working with a project, the software provides you with FTP client, that allows editing straight from a web-server.  Moreover, using the software, you can record, save, and download macros. If you edit HTML, PSPad has several tools that can be handy. It offers TiDy library to format and check HTML code, as well as convert it to XML, CSS, and XHTML. Moreover, it is possible to reformat and compress HTML code.

Speaking of the programming languages, PSPad has templates of HTML, Pascal, VBScript, Jscript, Perl, MySQL, etc.  It is also possible to use the software as an IDE to catch and parse compiler output, integrate help files, etc. The software comes with a Hex editor, files search/replace, code explorer (for HTML, PHP, Pascal, and XML), CP conversion, spell check option, etc.  Moreover, PSPad has an internal web-browser that supports APACHE.

Key features include:

  • Saves desktop session, so that it can later reopen all files.
  • Works on several documents.
  • HEX editor.
  • FTP client.
  • Format and check HTML code; convert to XML, CSS, and XHTML.
  • Code explorer (HTML, PHP, Pascal, and XML).
  • Internal web-browser.
  • Templates of numerous programming languages (HTML, Pascal, VBScript, Jscript, Perl, MySQL, etc.).
  • CP conversion, spell checker option, files search/replace, auto-correction.
  •  Reformat and compress HTML code.
  • Records, saves, and downloads macros.
  • User-friendly interface.


Overall, PSPad is very handy when it comes to code editing. It provides users with numerous neat features and the ability to work with various documents simultaneously. It comes with the Hex editor, FTP client, various templates, and internal web-browser.

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More info

  • Last Updated: 2019-08-09
  • Developer: Jan Fiala
  • Homepage: www.pspad.com
  • Version:
  • File size: 6.56 MB
  • Downloads: 1,837
  • Operating system: Windows 10, Windows 8/8.1, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP
  • Filename: pspad501_setup.exe
  • MD5 Checksum: c4361ae0803aa1f5cfba2f3e89c7c4f5