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  • 5.0 stars

    "The way most every-day use programms should be' lite-full"

    July 12, 2007  |   By GigaVector

    Version: Metapad 3.51

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Is a fantastic little program"

    May 24, 2007  |   By alburyants

    Version: Metapad 3.51

    Pros

    It is fantastic and free and works very well

    Cons

    don't realy think it has any

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Five Star for Value: Absolute Tops"

    August 10, 2006  |   By eastontario

    Version: Metapad 3.51

    Pros

    For size, for cost, for number of hours I've used it and wondered at how I would have gotten along without it, for how finally conscience did get me for $10US a contribution to liquidninjaDotCom via contribution page, for number of times I've wondered if releasing it free was ONE way to wake up Microsoft to the idea of risking even approach and consideration of reward with real numbers, this is it.

    Absolutely THE standard in software contribution for common folk including webpage editors and code writers other.

    If half of the users came out of the closet away from advertising their Macromedia Ultradevs to sound trendy and justify their budgets and salaries...well...you go there.

    Cons

    Doesn't do windows? Sure it does. Maybe outdoes Notepad soooooo much...soooo far....that....that...

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  • 4.0 stars

    "Lean and mean"

    July 11, 2006  |   By dragonquest

    Version: Metapad 3.51

    Pros

    The best thing about Metapad is its size, approx ~50k. And because of this, it loads lightning fast. That is something I appreciate in a text editor. The features provided are excellent and some are quite an improvement over the standard notepad features. Notable ones are the Hyperlink Support and the Quick Buffers which are used for adding commonly used strings quickly.

    Cons

    It just doesn't have an ample amount of features to be a tool in my arsenal. Granted its only 50k but since the WinXP notepad came up, this product doesn't have much use for me. I prefer a bigger programmers editor with syntax highlighting and indentation. This is strictly a notepad replacement.

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  • 2.0 stars

    "It has several bugs and the author does not want to fix them :("

    March 24, 2006  |   By kewwin

    Version: Metapad 3.51

    Pros

    I have used it for years and also found some annoying bugs. So I have reported them and requested their fixes. So far, they are still open. Then I found TED Notepad (similar with more features) and probably closed the metapad for good.

    Cons

    Several things can not be undone, like replace all, tabify, untabify. Could not insert time, only time with date. Quick buffers are restricted to one line.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "THE Best Notepad Replacement. Period."

    March 22, 2006  |   By gbjennings

    Version: Metapad 3.51

    Pros

    I've been using this freeware gem for four years now, and it is simply the best. All of the features you wound normally want or need in a notepad replacement plus it will read those RTF files, which most notepad replacements won't. Also like the fact that I can choose to not keep a recent files list. Most others don't give you this option. Must see all of the options - far too many to list her. Get it ! !

    Cons

    Absolutely nothing. It is truly a FIVE STAR app ! ! ! !

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