BBEdit 12 Free Upgrade Eligibility

If you purchased BBEdit 11 on or after March 1, 2017, you are eligible to receive an upgrade to BBEdit 12 free of charge.

All eligible customers who purchased BBEdit 11 directly from Bare Bones Software on or after March 1, 2017 (including orders fulfilled by FastSpring) have been sent free upgrades to BBEdit 12. (If you are eligible but have not yet received a free upgrade notice, please first check your spam filter, and then contact our customer service department for assistance.)

If you purchased BBEdit from a reseller on or after March 1, 2017, please follow the steps below to take advantage of this offer. (Note Orders fulfilled by FastSpring are direct purchases.)

We will process free upgrade requests on a first-come first-served basis.

  1. Email us a copy (or a scan or screenshot) of your dated purchase receipt.

  2. Include your existing BBEdit product serial number.

  3. Include your complete contact information, including the address you want the product registered to and your email address. Please note that we will not be able to send you your free upgrade if you do not include your email address. The information that you provide is protected by our Privacy Policy.

Please also note that you can download BBEdit 12 to use until your new product serial number(s) arrives. You can then use the serial number to activate BBEdit.

Paid Upgrades

If you have any registered commercial version of BBEdit prior to 11.0, or you have a registered copy of BBEdit 11 which you purchased prior to the eligibility period, you may purchase an upgrade.