Contact: Sandra Schneible, 781-687-0784,

New BBEdit 5.0.2 Update Now Available

Bedford, MA–January 26, 1999–Bare Bones Software, today announced
the release of BBEdit 5.0.2, the most recent update to the company’s
flagship product, BBEdit–the leading Macintosh text and HTML editing

BBEdit 5.0.2 brings several enhancements, including multiple
selection capability in results browser windows, and fully-nestable
persistent includes. This version also incorporates a number of fixes
for both the core application and the HTML Tools, and is a
recommended update for all users of BBEdit 5.0 and 5.0.1.

A detailed list of additions and fixes included in this update, can
be found online:

The BBEdit 5.0.2 update is available free of charge to all registered
customers who own BBEdit 5.0. The BBEdit 5.0.2 update package may be
downloaded direct from the Bare Bones Software web site at:
( or any of the mirror
sites listed.

Users who wish to upgrade to BBEdit 5.0 are invited to review the
notes in the upgrade and pricing/availability sections below.

Upgrading to BBEdit 5.0:

Registered owners of BBEdit version 2.5 and later are eligible to
upgrade to BBEdit 5.0.2 for US$39.00 plus shipping and handling, by
ordering directly from Bare Bones Software. The upgrade package is
not available through resellers.

Registered customers who purchased BBEdit 4.5 after August 1,1998 are
eligible to receive a free upgrade. To obtain more information or
determine eligibility, please review the information available online
at (, or send email to

Pricing and Availability:

BBEdit carries a suggested retail price of US$119. A discounted
cross-upgrade price of US$79 is available to owners of BBEdit Lite
and Adobe PageMill/SiteMill, Claris HomePage, GoLive CyberStudio,
Microsoft FrontPage, NetObjects Fusion, Metrowerks CodeWarrior and
other qualifying products; for details visit the Web site
(, send email to (, or
call (781) 687-0700.