Bare Bones BBEdit

Version13(as of 7/28/2020)
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Main Features

  • Supports popular programming languages such as Ruby, Java, and C++
  • Provides helpful tools including syntax coloring for source code languages
  • Features BBEdit projects for organizing files
  • Allows customization of menu keys, functions, and syntax coloring

Software Overview

Bare Bones BBEdit is a text, code, and markup editor for Mac OS X. It is designed specifically for web designers and software developers.

BBEdit supports a wide variety of computer languages, such as C++, Fortran, Ruby, Python, JavaScript, Tex, PHP, and HTML. The editor features an intuitive interface with HTML and CSS markup tools that reduce coding errors and ensure proper code structure. The program provides capabilities that include the ability to search and replace across multiple files, color syntax numerous source code languages, and complete text and code.

The application helps you stay organized as you work on multiple files at the same time. You can add files to a BBEdit Project and save them with the .BBPROJECT extension. BBEdit also lets you customize the application to reflect how you work. You can customize menu keys, create your own functions, modify the behavior of built-in menus, and create your own syntax coloring.

BBEdit provides great features to help you design and develop. While it comes at a greater financial cost than free editors, such as TextWrangler, the program does offer helpful coding capabilities. If you are willing to pay, Bare Bones BBEdit will prove to be worth it.

Primary File Type

bbprojectd icon.BBPROJECTDBBEdit Project Document

Supported File Types

ExtensionFile Type
.BBPROJECTDBBEdit Project Document
.AStatic Library
.BBLMBBEdit Language Module
.BBPROJECTBBEdit Project File
.CGICommon Gateway Interface Script
.HTMLHypertext Markup Language File
.INCInclude File
.JAVJava Source File
.JSJavaScript File
.MObjective-C Implementation File
.PPascal Source Code
.PHPPHP Source Code File
.PLPerl Script
.PLXPerl Executable File
.PMPerl Module
.PPUFree Pascal Unit File
.RRez Source Code File
.SSource Code File
.SQLStructured Query Language Data File
.TCLTcl Script
.TXTPlain Text File
.WORKSHEETBBEdit Shell Worksheet File
.XSDXML Schema Definition
.XSLXML Stylesheet

Additional Related File Types

ExtensionFile Type
.PASPascal Source File
.SLSTGame Data File
Updated 7/28/2020