Bare Bones Software Releases BBEdit 8.2.4

BEDFORD, Mass. – Nov. 22, 2005 – Bare Bones Software, developer of
leading-edge power tools for Mac OS X, today announced the release and
immediate availability of BBEdit 8.2.4. BBEdit 8.2.4 is a maintenance
release that fixes reported issues and adds minor interface refinements to
this award-winning HTML and text editor.

The BBEdit 8.2.4 update package is available free of charge to all
registered BBEdit 8 customers from the Bare Bones Software web site:


BBEdit: Power Tool for Text

BBEdit is the leading professional HTML and text editor for the Macintosh.
Specifically crafted in response to the needs of Web authors and software
developers, this award-winning product provides an abundance 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.

BBEdit 8 requires Mac OS X 10.3.5 or later. For more information on BBEdit,
or to download a fully functional demo version, visit the company’s web


Pricing and Availability

BBEdit 8 is available at a suggested retail price of US$199. A discounted
price of US$129 is available to any registered TextWrangler user, and to
owners of Mailsmith, Adobe GoLive or Macromedia Dreamweaver. 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:


All registered owners of BBEdit version 2.5 and later are eligible for
upgrade discounts by ordering directly from Bare Bones Software.
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 .