Bare Bones Software Releases BBEdit 8.2.1

BEDFORD, Mass. – May 11, 2005 – Bare Bones Software today announced the
release and immediate availability of BBEdit 8.2.1, the latest version of
the award-winning HTML and text editor for the Macintosh. BBEdit 8.2.1 is a
maintenance release to fix reported issues and add minor interface
refinements and enhancements.

The BBEdit 8.2.1 update is available free of charge to all registered
BBEdit 8 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 performance.

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 tools.

BBEdit 8 introduced over one hundred new features and improvements,
including a new Documents Drawer and Navigation Bar interface for working
with multiple documents in one window, new Text Factories for
intra-application text processing automation, numerous enhancements to the
product’s signature HTML markup tools, improved Unicode support, integrated
support for Perforce and Subversion, integrated support for Automator, and
much more.

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


Pricing and Availability

BBEdit 8 is available at a suggested retail price of US$199. BBEdit 8 may
be purchased directly from Bare Bones Software, the retail and online Apple
Stores, and numerous 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 registered
owners of TextWrangler, and to owners of Adobe GoLive or Macromedia
Dreamweaver. All registered owners of BBEdit version 2.5 and later are
eligible to upgrade to BBEdit 8 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. 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 (