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BBEdit 3.1.1

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[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us [mirror].de
BBEdit311CD.ZIP (14.69 MB)
MD5: d493e3d777cd5fcbc367f193d882c5d8
For System 7.0 - 7.6 - Mac OS 9
This app works with: SheepShaver, Basilisk II, Mini vMac

[History, from Wikipedia]

BBEdit is a proprietary text editor made by Bare Bones Software. It was originally developed for Macintosh System Software 6 and is now available for Mac OS X.

BBEdit is marketed under the trademark slogan, "It doesn't suck."

The first version of the BBEdit was created as a "bare bones" text editor to serve as a host application for a "proof of concept" to replace the TextEdit control used in Mac OS at the time, which could not read files larger than 32K. Taking advantage of its then-unusual plugin support, third party developers started writing plug-ins to insert HTML code in 1994 to make composing web pages easier. In fact, the developers at Bare Bones Software first learned of the existence of HTML through users inquiring about these plug-ins and later bought the rights to the plug-ins from their author and included them as part of the standard BBEdit package. The tools were included as an optional palette in version 4, and were progressively more integrated, gaining their own menu in version 5.0.

BBEdit was available at no charge upon its initial release in 1991, but was commercialized in May 1993 with the release of version 2.5.

At the same time, Bare Bones Software also made a less-featured version of BBEdit 2.5 called BBEdit Lite available at no cost. Bare Bones Software discontinued BBEdit Lite at version 6.1 and replaced it with TextWrangler, which was available for a fee, although significantly less than BBEdit. Several years later it too was released for free.


Download link above is a CD-ROM image containing BBEdit 3.1, documentation, extras, contributed extensions, several goodies and some neat stuff.

See also: BBEdit 4, BBEdit 4.5, BBEdit 5, BBEdit 6.5, BBEdit 7.1.4.
See also: BBEdit Lite 2.1.3/3.0, BBEdit Lite 3.5.1, BBEdit Lite 4.1, BBEdit Lite 4.6, BBEdit Lite 6.1.2.
See also: BBEdit Lite for OpenDoc.
See also: BBEdit HTML Plug-Ins 1.20, BBEdit HTML Extensions Release 9, BBEdit HTML Extensions Release 14, BBEdit Textures Tool 1, BBEdit MacPerl Extensions Release 3.

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