BBEdit 8.6.2 Release Notes

This page documents all feature enhancements and bug fixes included in the BBEdit 8.6.2 update.

For information on changes made in previous versions of BBEdit, please see the release notes archive.

For detailed information on using any of BBEdit’s features, please refer to the user manual (choose “User Manual” from BBEdit’s Help menu).


BBEdit 8.6.2 requires Mac OS X 10.4 or later. If you’re still using Mac OS X 10.3.9, BBEdit 8.5.2 is the most recent version you will be able to run.

This version is a Universal application: it runs natively on both Intel-based and PowerPC-based Macs.

Additions & Changes


NOTE: To restore normal operation, you may need to use the “Reset All” button in the Languages preferences to reload the factory default suffix mappings. This will discard any customizations you have made.