Padded was a feature-filled but user-friendly PAD file editor.
PAD is an initiative of the
Association of Software Professionals (ASP).
Padded helped you build publicity and increase downloads of your software, by creating PAD files
that software distribution sites can load into their product databases.
The PAD 4.0 specification's licensing led to AppVisor.com becoming the exclusive licensee to provide an online PAD editor and
repository, ending the role of third party utilities like Padded.
While it was a bit disappointing at the time, the logic of centralising PAD to a single location, where standards conformance could be guaranteed, is hard to argue against.
In the end, I was proud to have brought PAD file editing to so many platforms, at a time when the ASP's recommended software (PADGen and PADManager) remained