TextWrangler Wins Macworld Magazine's 2013 Editors' Choice Award

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TextWrangler Wins Macworld Magazine’s 2013 Editors’ Choice Award
Powerful, General Purpose Text Editor for the Mac Community is Recognized by the World’s Premier Mac Experts

NORTH CHELMSFORD, Mass. – Dec. 17, 2013 – - Bare Bones Software today announced it is proud to accept an Editors’ Choice Award (Eddy Award) for its TextWrangler general purpose text editor for the Mac.

“TextWrangler represents the level of strength and usability Mac users deserve, and we are honored to have that effort recognized and appreciated,” said Rich Siegel, founder and CEO of Bare Bones Software. “We hold the Macworld Editorial Staff in extremely high regard for their expertise and professionalism, and so we couldn’t be more pleased to accept their recognition of our efforts.”

“We use many text editing and word processing tools at Macworld, but none as indispensable as Bare Bones Software’s TextWrangler,” explained Roman Loyola, senior editor, Macworld. “Version 4.5 adds a Go menu that gives you the history of a document’s creation, the ability to see changes from a previous version and integrate them into your current document, and much more.”

The Editors’ Choice Awards, the Mac industry’s most prestigious distinction for breakthrough product development, are given to the year’s top hardware and software products chosen by Macworld’s editorial department. Macworld’s editors reviewed the vast range of new Mac and iOS product on the market between Nov. 1, 2012 to Nov. 1, 2013, evaluating their overall quality as well as their utility, innovation, value and excellence. The 2013 Eddy awarded to TextWrangler follows a 2005 Editors’ Choice Award for TextWrangler and a 2004 Editors’ Choice Award for BBEdit.

Additional information on the Macworld 2013 Editors’ Choice Awards, software category, can be found at:


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 http://www.barebones.com/.

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.