Bare Bones Software Returns From Macworld Expo With Three Awards
TextWrangler 2.0 Very Well Received by All Award-presenting
Organizations; Macworld Expo Show Special Ends Friday

BEDFORD, Mass. – January 18, 2005 – Bare Bones Software returned
home from Macworld Conference & Expo(R) San Francisco 2005 with
three awards for its new TextWrangler 2.0, including the coveted IDG
Macworld Best of Show award. Bare Bones Software further reminds
that their Macworld Expo Show Special 20% discount on all individual
purchases ends this Friday.

“TextWrangler 2.0 truly raises the bar for text editors on Mac OS
X,” said Rich Siegel, founder and CEO of Bare Bones Software, Inc.
“We are indeed gratified that all three award-presenting
organizations saw fit to recognize our efforts. The unanimous
recognition from IDG’s Macworld, Macsimum News and MacMinute
indicates we achieved our goal of offering the Mac community a
powerful, professionally executed Mac text editor.”

The grand-daddy of them all, IDG’s Macworld Best of Show Awards
represents the most exciting hardware and software products
announced at Macworld Conference & Expo in San Francisco.

“This was one of the strongest Macworlds for new and innovative
products in recent years,” said Jim Dalrymple, news director for
MacCentral and Developers are showing their ingenuity
in product development and continually raising the bar.”

“With the latest additions to TextWrangler, Bare Bones Software’s
consumer level text editor, Bare Bones has significantly raised the
bar for what people expect from the application,” explained Macworld


Macsimum Perspective included TextWrangler 2.0 in its first Macsimum
Awards, presented at the Macworld Conference & Expo to the 10
coolest products as determined by its editors.


MacMinute included TextWrangler 2.0 in its Macworld Expo San
Francisco 2005 Showtime Awards, comprised of the MacMinute editor’s
“picks of 12 of the coolest, most interesting hardware and software
products shown during the Mac extravaganza.”


Macworld Expo Show Special Ends Friday

The 20% Macworld Expo Show Special discount extends through January
21, 2005 to accommodate traveling Expo attendees, valid on any order
made directly from Bare Bones Software, including BBEdit, Mailsmith,
Super Get Info, Bare Bones Software shirts, and software site
licenses. Prices do not include shipping and handling costs, nor
applicable taxes. Orders must be placed directly with Bare Bones
Software either online using a promo code, or over the phone. Offer
not available to resellers and may not be combined with other offers.

BBEdit, the company’s award-winning flagship product, is the leading
professional HTML and text editor for the Macintosh, providing a
wide range of features for editing, searching, and manipulation of
large quantities of text with high performance. Mailsmith is an
extra-strength email client for the Macintosh, offering
unprecedented flexibility and complete control over the email
experience. Super Get Info is a flexible, user-friendly alternative
to the Finder’s “Get Info” command, allowing more access to file
information and more control over file type and permissions.

To take advantage of the offer, use the online order form at:


and in the shopping cart, apply the promo code: MW20perc

Orders may also be placed over the phone by calling (781) 687-0700
(9am – 6pm U.S. Eastern Time).

About Bare Bones Software, Inc.

Bare Bones Software, Inc. develops leading-edge power tools for the
Macintosh. The company’s passion for creating deeply functional
software with a clean, effective interface has earned it devotion
from Mac users worldwide. The company’s award-winning products
include BBEdit, a professional HTML and text editor, Mailsmith, an
extra-strength email client, and TextWrangler, a high-performance
plain text editor. The company’s expanding product family also
includes Super Get Info, a file and folder info utility. Bare Bones
Software has been crafting fine Mac software since 1993 and operates
as a privately-held corporation based in Bedford, MA. For more
information, visit ( or send email to