Worth considering if Windows Notepad is too limiting
Platform: Windows 8 compatible, Windows Vista 64-bit, Windows 7, Windows 7 64-bit, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Number of downloads: 1114
It also lets you edit multiple files at once, with multiple views, has undo and redo options, a powerful search engine and built in comparison tools.
Users can program their own add-ons for Textpad which you can download, so check the web site if you're looking for a particular feature.