Ultra-Pad a Wordpad replacement

Martin Brinkmann
Sep 3, 2007
Updated • Oct 10, 2011

Wordpad offers an advanced functionality in comparison to Notepad but is not able to compete against Office suites such as Open Office or Microsoft Word. Ultra-Pad is a Wordpad replacement for Windows which adds several features that Wordpad does not offer. It can be enhanced with themes for instance, an option that Wordpad does not offer.

Ultra-Pad is able to read the most used text formats such as txt, rtf and doc which is unfortunately only available if a version of Microsoft Word is installed on the system. It's a pretty advanced editor with dictionaries, thesaurus, drag and drop and all features that are offered by Wordpad.

I personally like to use an editor like Ultra-Pad when I want to edit formatted text fast. It does not make sense to install an application like this if you have enough time to edit in Word or Open Office though.

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  1. Meh said on October 21, 2015 at 7:12 pm

    Don’t know about a good Wordpad replacement but Ted Notepad is a good Notepad replacement.

  2. Imo said on December 26, 2009 at 5:35 am

    In my opinion Ultra-Pad is a waste of time. It won’t do nearly as much as the author claims, and seems more of a place for Michael J. Hardy to do a little bragging than anything else.

  3. Ananth said on January 14, 2009 at 6:26 pm

    This seems like another replacement for WordPad

  4. dl said on April 10, 2008 at 2:11 pm

    http://www.ultra-software.com can’t be reached.

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