OS Compatibility

64-bit Compatibility

Beginning with the release of macOS “High Sierra” 10.13.4, through macOS 10.14 “Mojave”, the OS will alert the user when opening a 32-bit application. macOS “Catalina” will not run 32-bit applications. More information on this issue is available here.

The following (and all newer) versions of our products are 64-bit ready and compatible with the requirements of macOS 10.13.4 and later:

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


macOS Catalina (10.15)

The following (and all newer) versions of our products are compatible with macOS 10.15 “Catalina”:

Apple has announced that macOS Catalina will not run 32-bit applications. This affects TextWrangler, as well as versions of BBEdit older than 12.1.

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.


macOS Mojave (10.14)

The following (and all newer) versions of our products are compatible with macOS 10.14 “Mojave”:

Note: BBEdit 13.0 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 10.14.5 or later.


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.


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.

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