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Bare Bones Updates Text Editors

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Bare Bones Updates Text Editors -- Bare Bones Software has updated both of their text editors, the powerful BBEdit and the freeware TextWrangler. Both programs, which share the same text engine, benefit from a variety of bug fixes and the capability to turn off the Script menu. BBEdit 8.2.4 is a free update and is a 15.2 MB download; TextWrangler 2.1.1 is a 9 MB download. [ACE]

<http://www.barebones.com/support/updates.shtml>
<http://www.barebones.com/support/bbedit/current _notes.shtml>
<http://www.barebones.com/support/textwrangler/ current_notes.shtml>

 

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