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Hekapad 0.70


Lightweight fully featured text editor.

Download & Requirements

Operating System:

  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 10



Hekapad is a free, fully featured and lightweight text editor for Windows. It can be used to replace the classic Notepad with some useful cool features.

Never lose your work

Hekapad automatically save a backup copy of the open document, if it was not properly closed.
Hekapad make silently, in background, a backup copy of your work so you will never lose a single character of your document.
Everytime you start Hekapad it will check for lost documents and ask you to restore them.

Easily import your documents and merge them

With Hekapad you can easily import your documents inside your open document.
Through the import tool, you can append every plain text file to the document you are working in, this feature allow you to join two or more text files in one single file.

Invisible and always on top

You can choose how Hekapad should display, you can set the opacity to get it semi-transparent and you can set it as always on top.
You can combine these two features and have Hekapad always on top and still see what’s happening on the background.


With Hekapad you can encrypt a text file and save it with a txt extension.
You can choose between 3 levels of encryption:
Simple encryption (low level of security)
Standard encryption (high level of security using AES-256 encryption)
Advanced encryption (best level of security, using AES-256 encryption and a custom password)
You can combine these encryption to have a custom encryption system.

Search on the web

With Hekapad you can search on the web for a text, just select a word, a link, a name or anything else, and you can search it on Bing, Google, Wikipedia, Youtube, Yahoo, DuckDuckGo or IMDB.

Favorite documents

Why waste time searching for documents when you can save your favorite documents and find them easily?
With Hekapad you can manage the documents you open most often and find them easily.

Hekasoft Dual Clipboard

Hekasoft Dual Clipboard: More power to your clipboard
With the new Hekasoft Dual Clipboard system, Hekapad will support 2 more clipboards.

Standard Clipboard
A Clipboard that store the last 10 text that you cutted or copied.
You can paste them using the Edit menu, the right mouse click menu or the keys combination  ALT+Num from 1 to 0

Custom Clipboard
A more advanced clipboard that store up to 5 custom text
You can choose where to store your text using the keys combination CTRL+SHIFT+ NUM from 1 to 5
Once stored you can paste the text using the menu Edit, or the right mouse click menu, or the keys combination ALT+SHIFT+ NUM from 1 to 5

Multiple Color Schemes

You can choose between 6 color schemes:
– Light (Default)
– Light Blue
– Light Green
– Dark
– Dark Blue
– Dark Green

Run Commands

You can write a few commands in Hekapad, then highlight them and press F5 (or right-click then choose Run Command.
The actual command list is:
LOREM_IPSUM: Write the first lorem ipsum paragraph.
LOREM_IPSUM_EXT: Write the first 5 lorem ipsum paragraphs
HTML_START: Write the basic tags for an HTML page
PHP_START: Write the basic tags for a PHP page
XML_START: Write the basic tags for a XML page
BAT_START: Write the basic tags for a bat script
START_CSS: Write the basic tags for a CSS page
RESET_CSS: Write the tags to reset all CSS settings
Others will be added in future updates, along with a way to manage them.

Tab Management

With Hekapad you can open and close tabs in many ways, find the one that suits you best.
To open a new tab you can:
– Click on File-New
– Press CTRL + N
– Click on the New icon in the toolbar
– Double Click any already open tab
– Right click on any tab and choose “Add new tab”
To close a tab you can:
– Click on File-Close current tab
– Press CTRL + F4
– Right click on the tab to close and choose “close current tab”
– Middle click on the tab to close

And much more…

Hekapad is a fully featured text editor, others features include:

– Drag & Drop text inside the document
– List of recent opened documents
– Insert symbols in a document with a click
– Insert date and time
– Change font and size
– File informations
– “Go to line, character and word” option, to jump to a selected line, character or word
– Support 19 extensions (1st, asp, c, cpp, css, htm, html, inf, ini, js, log, nfo, php, resx, srt, sub, txt, vb, xml), you can save and open any extension you like.
– Print options
– Find and Replace text
– Count document characters, words and lines
– Click on a link to open it
– Opening multiple files simultaneously
– Copy/Cut and Append text to the Clipboard
– Full-screen view

Supported Languages

  • Arabic
  • Chinese
  • Croatian
  • Dutch
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Hungarian
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Romanian
  • Russian
  • Slovenian
  • Spanish
  • Turkish