Xpad is a sticky note application for jotting down things to remember.
It’s written using GTK+ 3.0 that strives to be simple, fault-tolerant, and customizable. Xpad consists of independent pad windows; each is basically a text box in which notes can be written. Despite being called Xpad, all that is needed to run or compile it is the GTK+ 3.0 libraries.
Xpad needs a GTK 3 icon theme. A commonly used theme is the gnome-icon-theme, but any will suffice.
This is free and open source software.
- Configure visual aspects like system text color, background color, font, height, width etc.
- A customizable toolbar puts the most frequently used commands at your fingertips.
- Autohide toolbar.
- Show scrollbar.
- Show notes on all workspaces.
- Show window decorations
- Option to start Xpad automatically after login.
- Add multiple separators.
- Undo/redo functionality.
- Keyboard shortcuts.
- Tray icon with configurable mouse click behavior.
- Option to make pads read-only.
- Fault tolerant. All information is kept on the hard drive, not memory. So if power is lost or your computer freezes, there is little lost information.
- Internationalization support – with translations for Afrikaans, Bulgarian, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (traditional), Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, French, German, Hungarian, Irish, Kinyarwanda, Latvian, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, and Vietnamese.
- Cross-platform support – runs under Linux and Mac OS X.
Developer: Xpad Administrators
License: GNU GPL v3
Xpad is written in C. Learn C with our recommended free books and free tutorials.
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This one looks nice, though after setting ‘Left Click’ on tray icon, it still opens the full menu as does the context menu (RMB).