Bare Bones Software Ships BBEdit 9.1

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Bare Bones Software Ships BBEdit 9.1
Now with Consolas Font, Improved FTP Performance and More

BEDFORD, Mass. – Dec. 15, 2008 – Bare Bones Software today announced the release and immediate availability of BBEdit® 9.1, a significant update to its professional strength HTML and text editor.

In a Mac industry first, BBEdit 9.1 includes a copy of Consolas Regular, an antialiased font optimized for the editing of text and code, including markup, on screen. Consolas is licensed from Ascender Corporation specifically for use with BBEdit 9. BBEdit 9.1 also introduces a revamped interface for working with files via FTP and SFTP, significant improvements to FTP file transfer performance, and workflow refinements for projects and multi-file searching.

“BBEdit 9.0 advanced the state of the art for our customers, and we’re excited to keep pushing forward with the improvements that 9.1 brings,” said Rich Siegel, founder and CEO of Bare Bones Software, Inc. “From the visual presentation of text on screen to the fine details under the hood, we’re always working to make BBEdit the most productive possible tool for our customers.”

The BBEdit 9.1 update is also a maintenance release that fixes reported issues and adds several enhancements and other refinements to this award-winning HTML and text editor. Detailed information on all of the changes and improvements in BBEdit 9.1 can be found at:

The BBEdit 9.1 update is available free of charge to all registered BBEdit 9.0 customers from the Bare Bones Software 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 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. BBEdit is a Universal application that requires Mac OS X 10.4 or later.

Pricing and Availability

BBEdit 9 is available at a suggested retail price of US$125. Any registered owner of BBEdit can upgrade for US$30. Upgrades may be ordered from the Bare Bones Software online store:

Anyone who purchased BBEdit 8.5 to 8.7 on or after January 1, 2008 is eligible to receive a free upgrade. Eligible customers who purchased directly from Bare Bones Software have been notified via email. Detailed information on the free upgrade can be found at:

BBEdit 9 may be purchased directly from Bare Bones Software, and numerous other Macintosh software resellers. For a partial listing of domestic and international resellers, visit:

Educational discounts and site license pricing are also available. For details please visit the company’s online store, send email to, or call (978) 251-0500.

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, plus quite a few awards. For more information, visit

TextWrangler, Yojimbo, Super Get Info and the Bare Bones Software logo are trademarks of, and BBEdit, Mailsmith and “It doesn’t suck” are registered trademarks of Bare Bones Software, Inc. Copyright © 2008, all rights reserved. All other trademarks or registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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