Bare Bones Software Releases BBEdit 10.5.6 and TextWrangler 4.5.4

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Bare Bones Software Releases BBEdit 10.5.6 and TextWrangler 4.5.4

NORTH CHELMSFORD, Mass. – Dec. 6, 2013 – Bare Bones Software today announced the release and immediate availability of BBEdit 10.5.6, an update to its professional strength HTML and text editor, and TextWrangler 4.5.4, an update to its high performance, general purpose text editor for OS X.

BBEdit 10.5.6 and TextWrangler 4.5.4 are both maintenance updates which include performance improvements, various refinements and fixes for specific reported issues in these quintessential text editors for OS X.

Detailed information on all of the changes in BBEdit 10.5.6 can be found at:

Detailed information on all of the changes in TextWrangler 4.5.4 can be found at:

The BBEdit 10.5.6 update is free of charge for registered BBEdit 10 customers. Customers who purchased BBEdit directly from Bare Bones Software may download the update immediately from the web site:

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

BBEdit: Power Tool for Text

BBEdit is the leading professional-strength HTML and text editor for the Mac. Crafted to serve the needs of Web and software developers, this award-winning product provides a vast number of helpful features for editing, searching, and manipulation of text. BBEdit enjoys legendary status for reliable, high-performance text transformation. BBEdit requires OS X 10.6.8 or later and is fully compatible with OS X 10.9 Mavericks.

BBEdit: Pricing and Availability

BBEdit 10 has a suggested retail price of US$49.99. Any registered owner of BBEdit may upgrade for US$39.99 directly from the Bare Bones Software online store:

BBEdit 10 may be purchased directly from Bare Bones Software, the Mac App Store and numerous other Macintosh software resellers. For a partial listing of domestic and international resellers, please visit:

Site license pricing is also available. For details please visit the company’s online store, send email to, or call (978) 251-0500.

TextWrangler: 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 best-of-class features include grep pattern matching, search and replace across multiple files, function navigation and syntax coloring for numerous source code languages, code folding, FTP and SFTP open and save, AppleScript, Unix scripting support, and much more. Additional information can be found on the company’s web site at:

About Bare Bones Software, Inc.

Bare Bones Software, Inc. develops leading-edge power tools for the Mac. The company’s passion for creating deeply functional software with a clean, effective interface has earned it devotion from Mac users worldwide, plus quite a few awards. For more information, visit

TextWrangler, Yojimbo and the Bare Bones Software logo are trademarks of, and BBEdit and “It doesn’t suck” are registered trademarks of Bare Bones Software, Inc. Copyright © 2013, all rights reserved. All other trademarks or registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners.