I had the same problem. I LOVED this widget and I was ready to pay 10 bucks the first day. I couldn't figure out why all of these other notepad widgets that weren't nearly as good were much bigger deals. I then slowly figured out that I couldn't buy notepad, and that there was no way I could get the software to work. Solutions for you and me follow.
If you need to retrieve your stuff:
Notepad stores everything as txt documents in the subfolder HD/Users/User/Library/Notepad
Lists don't come out formatted so well, but all the data is there.
Easyfind, a freeware producte brought to you by the great people at devonthink is really wonderful for finding stuff like that and those extra sticky things that uninstallers don't find.
But I still want Notepad!
Yah, me too. I haven't figured this one out. I'd love for someone to send me a serial number.
There are a number of different products. A good half dozen that I can think of off the top of my head. They all have different qualities that notepad had--one has a password, one exports, one resizes, one has font control, etc. Some have more than one of those.
If you used notepad for something really specific, reply and I'll try and see if I can recommend something. But I'd also just recommend doing some good google searches for notepad widget mac and downloading a few.
sorry for the double post--didn't realize replied were threaded so that they weren't shown on the main page