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Downloadsand install TextPad, and many of the freeware add-ons available at

textpad_installer looks in the directory where textpad_installer.exe is for any files it needs before attempting to download them. If it does download a file, it will attempt to save a copy of the file in a directory below the directory where textpad_installer.exe was found in.

The add-ons will be installed in the C:\Documents and Settings\%USERNAME%\Application Data\TextPad directory. Any add-ons with the same name in this directory will be overwritten without warning.

Please note, if you select 'All', some add-ons have the same filenames as other add-ons, so the one listed later, will overwrite the one listed earlier.

If you use the /S option, the installer will re-install TextPad, even if it's already installed.


textpad_installer [options]

/S         Install the application silently with the default options selected
/D=path    Install into the directory 'path' (default is
/INSTYPE n Where n is a number between 0 and 3:
           0: TextPad 32-bit Only (Default)
           1: TextPad 64-bit Only
           2: All Add-Ons Only (TextPad should already be installed)
           3: TextPad 32-bit + All Add-Ons
           4: TextPad 64-bit + All Add-Ons
           5: None

Verify a Release

To verify a release, download the .zip, .sha256, and .asc files for the release (replacing with the release you are verifying):

$ wget --content-disposition{,.sha256,.asc}

Next, check that sha256sum reports "OK":

$ sha256sum -c OK

Lastly, check that GPG reports "Good signature":

$ gpg --keyserver --recv-key 0x520AB290F6197CDC
$ gpg --verify


To contribute to this project, please see


To view existing bugs, or report a new bug, please see issues.


To view the version history for this project, please see


This project is MIT licensed.


This project was created and is maintained by Ross Smith II

Feedback, suggestions, and enhancements are welcome.

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