Bare Bones Software Releases BBEdit 6.5.3 Update
Bedford, MA — September 5, 2002 — Bare Bones Software today announced the
release and immediate availability of BBEdit 6.5.3, the latest version of
the award-winning HTML and text editor for the Macintosh. This update has
been enhanced to improve compatibility with Mac OS X 10.2 Jaguar and
incorporates various interface refinements and fixes for reported issues.
A detailed list of changes included in this update is available on the
company’s web site:
The BBEdit 6.5.3 update is available free of charge to all registered
customers who own BBEdit 6.5. An update package is available for download
from the Bare Bones Software web site:
BBEdit is a high-performance HTML and text editor for the Macintosh. It is
designed and crafted for the editing, searching, transformation, and
manipulation of text. BBEdit provides an array of general-purpose features
which are useful for a wide variety of tasks, and includes many features
which have been specifically developed in response to the needs of Web
authors and software developers.
New to version 6.5 is integrated support for Cascading Style Sheets (CSS),
an all new grep engine with Perl-compatible regular expression syntax,
pervasive integration with Unix scripting systems on Mac OS X, syntax
coloring for grep patterns in the Find dialog, snap-to-grid palette
dragging and resizing, increased file filtering flexibility, authenticated
saves (on Mac OS X), and a “bbedit” command-line tool.
For more information on BBEdit, or to download a fully functional demo
version, visit the company’s web site:
Pricing and Availability
BBEdit 6.5 has a suggested retail price of US$119. A discounted
cross-upgrade price of US$79 is available to owners of BBEdit Lite, Adobe
GoLive or Pagemill, Macromedia Dreamweaver, Claris HomePage, Metrowerks
CodeWarrior and other qualifying products; for details please visit the
company’s Web site at (http://store.barebones.com/), send email to
(firstname.lastname@example.org), or call (781) 687-0700.
For customers seeking to purchase copies of BBEdit for multiple users, site
license pricing is available through our Web store, starting at the 10-user
level, or contact our Sales Department (email@example.com) for more
Upgrades from Previous Versions
All registered owners of BBEdit version 2.5 and later are eligible to
upgrade to BBEdit 6.5.3 for US$39 plus shipping and handling (S&H not
applicable for download orders), by ordering directly from Bare Bones
Software. This version upgrade offer is not available through resellers.
About Bare Bones Software, Inc.
Bare Bones Software, Inc., incorporated in 1994, is a privately-held
corporation based in Bedford, MA. BBEdit, the company’s flagship product,
has received numerous accolades from press and users, including a rating of
five mice from Macworld Magazine, a MacFixIt Toolbox award, a MacUser UK
Award nomination, and a 2001 Macworld Editor’s Choice Award. Mailsmith, a
professional Internet email client, and Super Get Info are also part of
their expanding product family. For more information, visit
(http://www.barebones.com/) or send email to (firstname.lastname@example.org).