Notepad is simple text editor – useful for writing HTML or other code.

Not in the Top 100 in 2013

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Windows Notepad  Free with Windows
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Comments from some of those who selected Notepad as one of their Top Tools 

“does what it says – simple way to edit files, keep reminders and generally be unpretentiously useful” Mary Cooch
“much overlooked and essential for stripping away bad bad ms code and for making quick notes” Bill Miller
“any time needing to cut and paste particularly into web pages also I handwrite my html code with it all the time.”  Nicola Avery