Bare Bones Software Releases TextWrangler 2.3

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – January 15, 2008 – Macworld Conference and
Expo 2008 – Bare Bones Software, Inc., developer of leading-edge power
tools for Mac OS X, today announced the release and immediate
availability of TextWrangler 2.3, a significant update to the
award-winning text editor.

TextWrangler 2.3 introduces built-in support for the Lua programming
language, and brings significant improvements to the Disk Browser
workflow. Other notable revisions include an all-new Python language
module, significant refinements to FTP/SFTP and disk browser windows,
AppleScript, JavaScript, Java, TeX and LaTeX improvements, and many

TextWrangler 2.3 also includes fixes to reported issues and
significant refinements to this popular, general-purpose text
processing tool.

TextWrangler 2.3 requires Mac OS X 10.4 or later. All Textwrangler
users may download this version free of charge from the Bare Bones
Software web site:


Text Engine for the Mac Community

Crafted in Bare Bones Software’s best traditions as a leading Mac
software developer, TextWrangler is a powerful general purpose text
editor. It features a clean and easy to use interface and a rich set
of features for composing and manipulating text.

TextWrangler’s feature set includes such diverse elements as
multi-file search and replace with optional regular expression
(“Grep”) pattern matching, function navigation and syntax coloring for
numerous languages, the ability to easily work with files on remote
FTP and SFTP servers, and comprehensive support for AppleScript and
Unix scripting. This makes it an ideal tool for composition, clerical
tasks, system administration or software development. Recent additions
include the ability to transparently read and write Mac OS X’s binary
plist format, support for “check spelling as you type” and much more.

Pricing and Availability

TextWrangler 2.3 is available immediately, free of charge for all Mac
users and requires Mac OS X 10.4 or later.

TextWrangler 2.3 may be obtained from Bare Bones Software at:


Commercial licensing terms are available for companies who wish to add
value to their products by including TextWrangler in the product
distribution. For additional details on TextWrangler and other Bare
Bones Software products, please visit the company’s web site at
(, send email to (, or
call (781) 687-0700.

TextWrangler is the sibling product to BBEdit, the award-winning HTML
and text editor for the Macintosh. BBEdit offers professionals and
passionate hobbyists even more power, from the advanced HTML and CSS
tools to seamless integration with version control systems, Code
Folding, Text Factory, Clipping sets and much more.

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 Yojimbo, an effortless information organizer, and 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 .