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Bare Bones Software Releases BBEdit 10.5.6 and TextWrangler 4.5.4
Christmas Mac Wallpapers: 'Tis the Season

Bare Bones Software Releases BBEdit 10.5.6 and TextWrangler 4.5.4

Bare Bones Software has announced release and immediate availability of BBEdit 10.5.6, an update to its professional strength HTML and text editor, andTextWrangler 4.5.4, an update to its free high performance, general purpose text editor for OS X.

BBEdit 10.5.6 and TextWrangler 4.5.4 are both maintenance updates which include performance improvements, various refinements and fixes for specific reported issues in these quintessential text editors for OS X.

Detailed information on all of the changes in BBEdit 10.5.6 can be found at:

Detailed information on all of the changes in TextWrangler 4.5.4 can be found at:

The BBEdit 10.5.6 update is free of charge for registered BBEdit 10 customers. Customers who purchased BBEdit directly from Bare Bones Software may download the update immediately from the web site:

For more information on BBEdit or to download a fully functional demo version, visit the company's web site:

BBEdit: Power Tool for Text

BBEdit is the leading professional-strength HTML and text editor for the Mac. Crafted to serve the needs of Web and software developers, this award-winning product provides a vast number of helpful features for editing, searching, and manipulation of text. BBEdit enjoys legendary status for reliable, high-performance text transformation. BBEdit requires OS X 10.6.8 or later and is fully compatible with OS X 10.9 Mavericks.

BBEdit 10 has a suggested retail price of US$49.99. Any registered owner of BBEdit may upgrade for US$39.99 directly from the Bare Bones Software online store:

BBEdit 10 may be purchased directly from Bare Bones Software, the Mac App Store and numerous other Macintosh software resellers. For a partial listing of domestic and international resellers, visit:

TextWrangler: Free Text Engine for the Mac Community

Crafted in Bare Bones Software's best traditions as a leading Mac software developer, TextWrangler is a powerful general purpose text editor. It features a clean and easy-to-use interface and a rich set of features for composing and manipulating text. TextWrangler's best-of-class features include grep pattern matching, search and replace across multiple files, function navigation and syntax coloring for numerous source code languages, code folding, FTP and SFTP open and save, AppleScript, Unix scripting support, and much more. Additional information can be found on the company's web site at:

System requirements:
TextWrangler 4.5 requires Mac OS X 10.6.8 or later (10.7.5, 10.8.4 or later recommended)

TextWrangler 4.5.4 is a focused maintenance update which includes fixes for reported issues.

TExtWrangler is freeware

For details on all the new features and enhancements that were offered in TextWrangler 4.5, see its release notes:

Christmas Mac Wallpapers: 'Tis the Season

'Tis the season for Christmas Mac wallpapers. FairerPlatform has compiled five attractive festive (and nonsecular) wallpapers to get your Mac into the swing of the season. Just click the included links to find the specific images and messages you want.


When you find the image you want to use as your desktop picture/wallpaper, right-click (two-finger tap) and select use image as desktop picture.

You can check it out at:

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