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BBEdit 8.2.3, Universal Binary


Bare Bones Software today announced the release and immediate availability of BBEdit 8.2.3, the latest version of the award-winning HTML and text editor for the Macintosh. Now for the first time, BBEdit 8.2.3 runs natively as a Universal Binary for the Apple Developer Transition Kit hardware. BBEdit 8.2.3 also introduces syntax coloring and function navigation for Objective-C++, fixes reported issues and adds minor interface refinements and enhancements.

"BBEdit is the tool upon which professionals depend to get their work done," explained Rich Siegel, founder and CEO of Bare Bones Software, Inc. "The Mac developers at the forefront of this exciting transition need a native version of BBEdit now, and we're happy to fill this need. Our customers who are looking forward to Intel-powered Macs know that they can count on us as well, and that when their shiny new Intel machines arrive, BBEdit will stand ready and able to serve them, as always."

The BBEdit 8.2.3 update requires Mac OS X 10.3.9 or later and is available free of charge to all registered BBEdit 8 customers. An update package is available for download from Bare Bones Software

BBEdit: The Pros' Power Tool

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 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 10.3.9 or later. 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. A discounted price of US$129 is available to any registered TextWrangler user, and to owners of Adobe GoLive or Macromedia Dreamweaver.

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 www.barebones.com

In addition, Apple Developer Transition Kit owners can purchase BBEdit 8 for $129 (regularly $199) by ordering directly from Bare Bones Software. This is accomplished by faxing proof of purchase of a Developer Transition Kit to (781) 687-0711 along with a completed order form - BBEdit_Developer_Order.pdf

BEDFORD, Mass. - August 10, 2005


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