Bare Bones Software is marking the 25th anniversary of the first commercial release of BBEdit, their flagship text editor for macOS. To celebrate BBEdit’s 25th Anniversary, Bare Bones Software is creating commemorative apparel (

“When we made the first commercial release of BBEdit in 1993, the Mac market was a very different place,” says Rich Siegel, founder and CEO of Bare Bones Software, Inc. “During all of the ups and downs our industry has seen over the past quarter-century, one constant has been the support that we’ve received from our customers, from the Mac community, and from Apple. We are grateful for this, and look forward to continuing to produce great Mac software for many years to come.”

BBEdit 12 requires macOS 10.11.6 or later. It has a suggested retail price of $49.99. Owners of BBEdit 11 can upgrade for $29.99. Owners of BBEdit 10 or earlier (including customers who purchased BBEdit in the Mac App Store) can upgrade for $39.99. New licenses and upgrades are available directly from the

Bare Bones Software online store (