Bare Bones Software Releases Yojimbo 1.3

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Bare Bones Software Releases Yojimbo 1.3
New Tagging Support in Effortless Information Organizer for the Mac

BEDFORD, Mass. – November 9, 2006 – Bare Bones Software, developer of leading-edge power tools for Mac OS X, today released Yojimbo 1.3, the effortless information organizer, now with tagging for powerful grouping and retrieval of items stored in Yojimbo. Yojimbo 1.3 is also a maintenance release that fixes reported issues and adds several significant refinements to this reliable, effortless information organizer.

“After using tagging in v1.3, I’ve concluded that Yojimbo is now the perfect solution for information organization,” said Kenneth Kirksey, Yojimbo beta tester and self-proclaimed information pack rat. “The quick input panel makes it a snap to enter and tag things quickly. Using tags to categorize an item in as many ways as I want, finding it becomes a breeze. I can hit a hot key, type a few characters, and there it is. Yojimbo makes life easier.”

“Yojimbo helps master the onslaught of one’s digital daily life,” said Rich Siegel, founder and CEO of Bare Bones Software. “Its tag-based organizational system fits your own intuition and can boost your productivity by allowing you to easily group information in collections and retrieve it faster.”

The new tagging system in Yojimbo 1.3 supports single- and multi-word tags, and Tag Collections. Customers can create and edit tags via the Quick Input Panel or the Inspector palette, as well as inside an item’s Item Details bar. Items can be located by tag using the application-wide search field, or gathered together by items with tags in common as a Tag Collection. Yojimbo 1.3 also supports assigning tags to items via AppleScript.

Yojimbo 1.3 introduces a new Item Details bar, which supplants the Encryption bar, with expanded capabilities to manage tagging, renaming and encryption functions in one location.

Version 1.3 adds several new options for Keychain access letting customers streamline their workflow. Note items can now contain tables and lists. Command-clicking a link within a web archive now opens the linked page in the background in your preferred web browser. The web archive viewer includes two new contextual menu commands and a status bar displaying the target link.

Yojimbo 1.3 requires Mac OS X 10.4.3 or later and is available free of charge to all registered Yojimbo customers. An update is available for download from the Bare Bones Software web site:

Yojimbo Organizes Everything Else

Yojimbo empowers Mac users to manage, effortlessly and securely, the onslaught of information encountered every day at work and at home, even across multiple computers. Yojimbo stores different data types: text notes, passwords, Web bookmarks, product serial numbers, PDFs, and web archives.

Data input into Yojimbo follows familiar Mac User Interface gestures such as copy-and-paste, drag-and-drop, a Quick Input Panel, or PDF Services from the Print menu. Searching and retrieval are instantaneous, using either Yojimbo’s built-in search, or the Spotlight search system in Mac OS X Tiger. If desired, Yojimbo will encrypt data using the secure AES-256 algorithm standard.

Its simple, flexible storage system allows for personally-defined organization of data. Support for Mac OS X’s Sync Services synchronization provides back-up and data portability for .Mac account holders, making irrelevant which computer was used to access, add or modify an item stored in Yojimbo.

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

Pricing and Availability

Yojimbo is available immediately at a suggested retail price of US$39 for an individual license; US$69 for a family-pack license for up to five people in a single household; or US$29 for an educational license. All licenses provide for .Mac synchronization of multiple computers.

Yojimbo may be purchased directly from Bare Bones Software. Site license pricing is also available. For details please visit the company’s web site at, send email to, or call (781) 687-0700.

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. The company’s award-winning products include BBEdit, a professional HTML and text editor, Mailsmith, an extra-strength email client, and TextWrangler, a high-performance plain text editor. The company’s expanding product family also includes Yojimbo, an effortless information organizer, and Super Get Info, a file and folder info utility. Bare Bones Software has been crafting fine Mac software since 1993 and operates as a privately-held corporation based in Bedford, MA. For more information, visit or send email to

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 © 2006, all rights reserved. All other trademarks or registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners.