OS Compatibility

Apple silicon Compatibility

The current shipping versions of our products run natively on Macs powered by M1 (and newer) processors:

We recommend that you use the latest available versions of BBEdit and Yojimbo.

All current versions of our products are 64-bit native and compatible with the requirements of macOS 10.15 and later.


Compatibility Table



macOS version
BBEdit
Recommended
BBEdit version
Yojimbo
Recommended
Yojimbo version
Ventura (13) (see below) (see below)
Monterey (12) 14.5.1 4.6.2
Big Sur (11) 14.5.1 4.6.2
Catalina (10.15) 14.5.1 4.6.2
Mojave (10.14) 14.1.2 4.6.2
High Sierra (10.13) 12.6.7 4.6.2
Sierra (10.12) 12.6.7 4.1.4
El Capitan (10.11) 12.1.6 4.1.4

macOS Ventura Public Beta (13.x)

We cannot provide support for OS-related issues when running our products on pre-release versions of macOS.

Please use the latest available versions of BBEdit and Yojimbo, as applicable:

If you encounter difficulty, please first determine whether your symptom is unrelated to the OS by testing whether or not it occurs on a current non-beta macOS version.

If the symptom occurs on only the beta macOS version, please use the Feedback Assistant application to file a bug report with Apple. If necessary they will follow up with us.

If the symptom is unrelated to the beta macOS version, please contact Tech Support for assistance.

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macOS Monterey (12.x)

The following versions of our products are recommended for use with macOS 12 “Monterey”:

Due to compatibility issues in the OS that we have worked around, please make sure that you are running macOS 12.2.1 or later.

TextWrangler has been sunsetted, and is now part of BBEdit. Learn more here.

If you are using an older version of BBEdit, please update or upgrade as necessary.

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macOS Big Sur (11.x)

The following versions of our products are recommended for use with macOS 11 “Big Sur”:

TextWrangler has been sunsetted, and is now part of BBEdit. Learn more here.

If you are using an older version of BBEdit, please update or upgrade as necessary.

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macOS Catalina (10.15)

The following versions of our products are recommended for use with macOS 10.15 “Catalina”:

TextWrangler has been sunsetted, and is now part of BBEdit. Learn more here.

If you are using an older version of BBEdit, please update or upgrade as necessary.

Due to compatibility issues in the OS that we have worked around, we recommend against using any version of our products older than those listed above on macOS 10.15. Please make sure that you are running macOS 10.15.7 or later.

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macOS Mojave (10.14)

The following versions of our products are recommended for use with macOS 10.14 “Mojave”:

Note: BBEdit 14.1 requires macOS 10.14.2 or later.

TextWrangler has been sunsetted, and is now part of BBEdit. Learn more here.

Due to compatibility issues in the OS that we have worked around, we recommend against using any version of our products older than those listed above on macOS 10.14. Please make sure that you are running macOS 10.14.6 or later.

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macOS High Sierra (10.13)

The following versions of our products are recommended for use with macOS 10.13 “High Sierra”:

TextWrangler has been sunsetted, and is now part of BBEdit. Learn more here.

Due to compatibility issues in the OS that we have worked around, we recommend against using any version of our products older than those listed above on macOS 10.13. Please make sure that you are running macOS 10.13.4 or later.

As always, we recommend keeping your OS up to date, in order to get the latest fixes and improvements from Apple.


macOS Sierra (10.12)

The following versions of our products are recommended for use with macOS 10.12 “Sierra”:

Due to bugs in the OS that we have worked around, we recommend against using any version of our products older than those listed above on macOS 10.12.

As always, we recommend keeping your OS up to date, in order to get the latest fixes and improvements from Apple.

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OS X El Capitan (10.11)

The following versions of our products are recommended for use with OS X 10.11 “El Capitan”:

Due to bugs in the OS that we have worked around, we recommend against using any version of our products older than those listed above under OS X 10.11.

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As always, we recommend keeping your OS up to date, in order to get the latest fixes and improvements from Apple.