Bare Bones Software Releases Yojimbo 2.1

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Bare Bones Software Releases Yojimbo 2.1
Now Supports the Latest Snow Leopard Features

BEDFORD, Mass. – Nov. 10, 2009 – Bare Bones Software today announced the release and immediate availability of Yojimbo™ 2.1, a significant update to the popular, easy-to-use information organizer.

Yojimbo 2.1 adds Speech and Transforms commands to the edit menu and text view contextual menus for text-based notes.

This version also supports the new Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard™ text system features, including automatic spelling correction, text substitution and data detectors. In addition, the Expose ‘Show Desktop’ view now exposes the Yojimbo Drop Dock.

Yojimbo 2.1 now supports .vncloc clipping files. Enhancements to scripting support allow opening the Quick Input Panel via AppleScript and accessing a collection’s icon property from the scripting interface.

Yojimbo 2.1 also includes fixes to reported issues and other refinements to this popular, easy-to-use information organizer. Detailed information on all of the changes and improvements in Yojimbo 2.1 can be found at:

The Yojimbo 2.1 update is available free of charge to all registered Yojimbo 2.0 customers 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, even across multiple computers. Yojimbo stores rich text notes, passwords, bookmarks, serial numbers, PDFs, images, and web archives.

Yojimbo makes gathering and transferring information easy through familiar Mac user interface gestures as well as its own Quick Input Panel and Save PDF to Yojimbo command. Retrieval is instantaneous, using Yojimbo’s built-in search or Spotlight. Yojimbo can encrypt data using the secure AES-256 algorithm standard.

Its simple storage and tagging system allows for personalized organization of data. Support for Sync Services provides data portability for MobileMe account holders. For more information on Yojimbo, or to download a fully functional demo version, visit the company’s web site:

Pricing and Availability

Yojimbo 2 is available 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 synchronization of multiple computers.

Any registered owner of Yojimbo 1.0 to 1.5.2 can upgrade to Yojimbo 2 for $20, including individual, family and academic licenses.

Yojimbo 2 requires Mac OS X 10.5.7 or later, and is compatible with Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard. Yojimbo may be ordered from the Bare Bones Software online store:

Site license pricing is 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, WeatherCal 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 © 2009, all rights reserved. All other trademarks or registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners.