Being able to create simple text documents is probably among the most common tasks that you use a PC for. Trouble is, most word processors are vastly overpowered, and take far too long to load. Simple alternatives such as Notepad or Wordpad, bundled with Windows, are often sufficient, but sometimes it's nice to be able to try out other alternatives too.
A neat little freeware text editor called "Jovial" has recently become known to me, and I have to admit to being rather impressed. If you simply want to create straightforward documents, which can be saved in RTF format, then it will fit the bill just fine.
Most impressive is its size. Or rather the lack of it. The zip file, which contains the portable program for Windows XP and above, is a download of just 0.03 MB. It's malware-free, according to VirusTotal and Web of Trust, too.
You'll find it at http://sourceforge.net/projects/jovialnotepad/files/latest/download if you want to try it. And if your PC is slow, or you don't create super-complex documents, I recommend that you do.
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