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Get Ribbon Features for Wordpad in XP and Vista

Previously we had covered Notepad 2008 which brought the ribbon features to the notepad in Vista and XP. This was developed by Devianart user Solo-Dev. The same developer has updated his previous application with more features and released it as WordPad 2008. WordPad 2008 has ribbon like features which are by default available in the upcoming Windows 7.


WordPad 2008 is a portable application which does not require any installation. .Net framework is required for this application to function properly.

Features of WordPad 2008;

  • Preview of fonts in selection box
  • Drag and drop Text files to open
  • Drag and drop images
  • Featuring new Windows 7 Icons

Download Wordpad 2008 [Via AskVG]

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  1. Very nice, I love it! btw, any other software or plugin for office 2003 for adding same features?

  2. Hey the link is broken
    File Not Found

    No page exists at your destination address,,
    but the deviantART home page
    should help you to find what you need.

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