FeatherPad is a free open source text editor for Linux, BSD, Haiku and MacOS. It is released under the GNU General Public License v3.0. It is a light weight Qt based text editor developed by Pedram Pourang. FeatherPad comes with syntax highlighting, session management, side-pane mode, auto-saving, spell checking, drag and drop support, instant highlighting and automatic detection of text encoding. It has been the default text editor in Lubuntu, since Lubuntu 18.10.