FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Bare Bones Software, Inc.
P.O. Box 1048
Bedford, MA 01730-1048
BARE BONES SOFTWARE RELEASES UPDATE TO BBEDIT LITE
New Version of BBEdit Lite Available Immediately
Bedford, MA–February 20, 1998– Bare Bones Software, Inc. today announced
the release and immediate availability of a new version of BBEdit Lite,
their popular freeware text editor. BBEdit Lite 4.1 is derived from BBEdit
4.5, the company’s award-winning flagship text and HTML editor for the Mac
The BBEdit Lite 4.1 package is available for download from Bare Bones
Software’s FTP site, located at (ftp://ftp.barebones.com/pub/freeware/),
from the company’s Web site at (http://web.barebones.com/free/free.html),
or from mirror sites as listed in the “Links” section of the Bare Bones
Software web site: (http://web.barebones.com/links/links.html).
“In addition to being a great text editor in its own right, BBEdit Lite is
a great way for Mac users to get the sense of the depth and power of
BBEdit,” said Rich Siegel, president and CEO of Bare Bones Software. “We’re
very happy that the success of our Mac OS product line has enabled us to
continue our tradition of providing useful free software to the Mac user
BBEdit Lite is available free of charge for individual, institutional, or
corporate use. Commercial licensing terms are available for companies who
wish to add value to their products by including BBEdit Lite with their
products. Any BBEdit Lite user may purchase the full commercial release of
BBEdit by contacting the Bare Bones Software sales department at (781)
687-0700, by sending email to (firstname.lastname@example.org), or by visiting the
company’s web site at (http://web.barebones.com/).
This product will run on any Macintosh capable of running system 7.0 or
later of the Mac OS. System 7.5 or later is recommended. BBEdit Lite is
also compatible with Mac OS 8; version 8.1 is recommended.
About Bare Bones Software, Inc.
Bare Bones Software, Inc., incorporated in 1994, is based in Bedford, MA.
The company’s flagship product, BBEdit, has established a following among
software developers and HTML authors alike. BBEdit’s plain-text editing
capabilities and integration with new technologies and other applications
have made it a valued Macintosh tool. BBEdit has received numerous
accolades from press and users, including the 1996 MacUser Eddy Award for
Best Development Tool, and the Macworld 1997 World Class Award for Best Web
Authoring Tool. For more information, visit the company’s web site at
(http://web.barebones.com) or send e-mail to (email@example.com).