If you love the ribbon UI present in Ms Office, Ms Paint and Ms Word and want the same in Notepad then here is free Notepad alternative for you.
FluentNotepad is a portable Notepad created by SalvoG92,It has ribbon UI which looks great.You may also hide the ribbon just like you do in Ms Office 2010.
It has almost all features which you have in Notepad,It supports almost all documents which are supported by Notepad.
Currently its a Beta version so there is not much feature but it has basic features in it.It is a portable version so you dont need to install it just launch the exe file
You may Use following Link to download FluentNotepad:-