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BBEdit is the leading professional HTML and text editor for the Macintosh. Specifically crafted in response to the needs of Web authors and software developers, this award-winning product provides a plethora of features for editing, searching, and manipulation of text. BBEdit transforms text with high performance.

An intelligent interface provides easy access to BBEdit's best of class features including grep pattern matching, search and replace across multiple files, function navigation and syntax coloring for numerous source code languages, FTP and SFTP open and save, AppleScript, Perl and Mac OS X Unix scripting support, glossary support, and a complete set of HTML tools.

What's new in BBEdit 8.1?

  • Source control now supports Subversion, the next-generation open source software configuration management (AKA version control) system, directly within BBEdit
  • Text Factory menu (and corresponding swank new Text Factory palette) provides even easier access to Text Factories
  • "Apply Text Factory" submenu in the Text menu to run Text Factory on the current document
  • Over 200 improvements!

Plus everything in 8.0!

  • Over a hundred new features, plus:
  • Multiple documents in a single window
  • Preview server support
  • Much, much more: what's new in BBEdit 8

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How do I get 8.1?

If you are a BBEdit 7 customer, you can check your free upgrade eligibility.

If you own any older commercial version of BBEdit, or are not eligible for the free upgrade, you can obtain information about purchasing an upgrade.

To purchase additional or new copies of BBEdit 8.1, please visit our web store or the Apple Store.

If you already own BBEdit 8 and are looking for the free update to version 8.1, please go to our updates page.

Extending BBEdit

BBEdit 8 System Requirements

Mac OS X:

Note: If you are not yet running Mac OS X 10.3.5 or later, please go here for information about obtaining a copy of the BBEdit Anthology.