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There are loads of simple text editing applications out there, but some are actually more useful than others.
- Notepad is very, very basic but it does come ready-installed with Windows OS.
- Notepad++ is an open source text editor with some very helpful tools and plugins for Source modding. It is free to download.
- AkelPad — Excellent replacement for Notepad, with plugins and C/C++/other languages code support (HighLight and Autocomplete plugins).
Whatever your favourite text editor might be, you will want to use it to open a number of different Source file extensions: