Bare Bones Software Ships Mailsmith 2.0
Extra-strength Email Client Now With Integrated Support For
SpamSieve, PGP, Apple Address Book and More

BEDFORD, Mass. – June 18, 2003 – Bare Bones Software, Inc. today announced
the immediate availability of Mailsmith 2.0, now faster with integrated
support for SpamSieve, PGP, Apple Address Book, and over a hundred and
fifty other feature additions and refinements.

New Mailsmith licenses and upgrades purchased by July 31, 2003 receive a
free copy of SpamSieve (see pricing and availability section below).
Mailsmith 2.0 now requires Mac(R) OS X v10.1.5 or later (Mac OS X v10.2.6
or later recommended).

Mailsmith 2.0 now includes integrated support for SpamSieve, the popular
statistical spam detection software, and automatic support for encrypted
and cryptographically signed email via PGP. Mailsmith 2.0 is the only email
client on the Mac market with completely integrated SpamSieve and PGP
support, and is the only mail client with pervasive support for Mac OS X

Now in version 2.0 integrated Apple Address Book support makes it easy to
store addresses in a system-wide accessible location. Mailsmith 2.0 also
now includes direct import and export of mail and addresses including vCard
format, with a simple drag-and-drop.

“SpamSieve gives you back your inbox by getting rid of spam,” said Michael
Tsai, developer of SpamSieve. “Mailsmith 2.0 makes enabling SpamSieve as
easy as clicking a checkbox, and the seamless integration with the rest of
the application just doesn’t get any better.”

“Mailsmith 2.0 provides the state-of-the-art power and features that you’d
expect of a Bare Bones Software product,” said Rich Siegel, the founder,
president and CEO of Bare Bones Software. “We’re extremely pleased with the
improvements in this upgrade, and we believe that our customers will be as

Using Mailsmith 2.0, customers can directly and easily import and export
existing mail stores from Claris Emailer, Eudora, and Apple Mail, as well
as from the standard “mbox” format. Mailsmith also incorporates the same
text editing and transformation power found in BBEdit and TextWrangler, and
is the only email client on the Mac market with unlimited filter terms and
actions, unlimited search terms, pervasive AppleScript support and more.

For a detailed list of features in Mailsmith see:


Pricing and Availability

Bare Bones Software’s 10th Anniversary special through June 30, 2003 also
applies to orders for Mailsmith.

Mailsmith 2.0 is available today at a suggested retail price of US$99. A
discounted cross-upgrade price of US$79 is available to owners of BBEdit,
and Entourage, Claris Emailer, Eudora Pro. Educational discounts and site
license pricing are also available.

New Mailsmith licenses and upgrades purchased by July 31, 2003 will receive
a free copy of SpamSieve. Registered users of Mailsmith 1.0 and 1.1 are
eligible to upgrade to Mailsmith 2.0 for US$49.

Registered users of Mailsmith 1.5 automatically received a free upgrade to
Mailsmith 2.0, which does not include a copy of SpamSieve.

For more information, please visit the company’s Web site at
(, send email to (, or
call (781) 687-0700.

Mailsmith is available immediately for demonstration or purchase from

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 2001
Macworld Editor’s Choice Award, a “Great” rating from MacAddict Magazine,
and a rating of 4-and-a-half mice from Macworld Magazine. The company’s
expanding product family also includes Mailsmith, an extra strength email
client for the Macintosh, TextWrangler, and Super Get Info. For more
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