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Bare Bones Software Releases BBEdit 7.0.4 Update

BEDFORD, Mass. – July 24, 2003 – Bare Bones Software today announced
the release and immediate availability of BBEdit(tm) 7.0.4, the
latest version of the award-winning HTML and text editor for the
Macintosh. This update is a maintenance release to fix reported
issues and add minor enhancements and refinements.

The BBEdit 7.0.4 update is available free of charge to all
registered BBEdit 7.0 customers. An update package is available for
download from the Bare Bones Software web site:


About BBEdit

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

BBEdit 7.0 introduces a host of new features, including integrated
support for CVS (the Concurrent Versions System source control
package) on Mac OS X, the ability to easily configure multiple web
sites, powerful new Sort Lines and Process Duplicate Lines plug-ins,
support for selecting and operating on rectangular regions of text,
ASP/VBScript syntax coloring support, and more.

For more information on BBEdit, or to download a fully functional
demo version, visit the company’s web site:


Pricing and Availability

BBEdit 7.0 has a suggested retail price of US$179. It may be
purchased directly from Bare Bones Software, as well as from many
major Macintosh software resellers. For a partial listing of
domestic and international resellers, visit:


All registered owners of BBEdit version 2.5 and later are eligible
to upgrade to BBEdit 7.0 by ordering directly from Bare Bones
Software. This version upgrade offer is not available through
resellers. The upgrade price is US$49 for registered users of BBEdit
6.5 and US$59 for registered users of BBEdit 6.1 and older.

A discounted cross-upgrade price of US$119 is available to owners of
BBEdit Lite, Adobe GoLive, or Macromedia Dreamweaver. Educational
discounts and site license pricing are also available. For details
please visit the company’s Web site at
(, send email to
(, or call (781) 687-0700.

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 TextWrangler, a high-performance plain text editor,
Mailsmith, and Super Get Info. For more information, visit
( or send email to (

TextWrangler, Super Get Info and the Bare Bones Software logo are
trademarks of, and BBEdit, Mailsmith and “It doesn’t suck” are
registered trademarks of Bare Bones Software, Inc. Copyright (c)
2003, All rights reserved. All other trademarks or registered
trademarks are the property of their respective owners.