Bare Bones Software Releases BBEdit 8.0.3 Update

BEDFORD, Mass. – Dec. 8, 2004 – Bare Bones Software today announced
the release and immediate availability of BBEdit(R) 8.0.3, the
latest version of the award-winning HTML and text editor for the
Macintosh. BBEdit 8.0.3 is a maintenance release to fix reported
issues and add minor interface refinements and enhancements.

The BBEdit 8.0.3 update is available free of charge to all
registered BBEdit 8.0 customers. An update package is available for
download from the Bare Bones Software web site:


About BBEdit

BBEdit is the leading professional HTML and text editor for the
Macintosh. Specifically crafted in response to the needs of
professional Web authors and software developers, this award-winning
product provides a plethora of features for editing, searching, and
manipulation of text. BBEdit reliably transforms text with high

An intelligent interface provides easy access to BBEdit’s best of
class features including grep pattern matching, search and replace
across multiple files, function navigation and syntax coloring for
numerous source code languages, FTP and SFTP open and save,
AppleScript, Perl and Mac OS X Unix scripting support, glossary
support, intra-application automation, and a complete set of HTML

Most recently, BBEdit 8.0 introduced over one hundred new features
and improvements, including a new Documents Drawer and Navigation
Bar interface, new Text Factories for automating text processing,
numerous enhancements to the product’s signature HTML markup tools,
improved Unicode support, integrated support for Perforce, and much

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


Pricing and Availability

BBEdit 8.0 is available at a suggested retail price of US$199.
BBEdit 8.0 may be purchased directly from Bare Bones Software and
many major Macintosh software resellers. For a partial listing of
domestic and international resellers, visit:


A discounted cross-upgrade price of US$129 is available to owners of
BBEdit Lite, Adobe GoLive, or Macromedia Dreamweaver. All registered
owners of BBEdit version 2.5 and later are eligible to upgrade to
BBEdit 8.0 by ordering directly from Bare Bones Software. Registered
owners of BBEdit 7.0 and 7.1 can upgrade for US$49; registered
owners of BBEdit 6.5 and older can upgrade for US$59.

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,
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