BBEdit Command-Line Tools

Command-Line Tools Installer

In order to comply with Appleā€™s submission guidelines, the Mac App Store version of BBEdit does not support automatic installation and updating of the bbedit, bbfind, and bbdiff command-line tools (and their associated man pages). However, it is possible to install these tools directly, and once installed, they will work correctly with BBEdit.

We have provided an installer package for this purpose:

BBEdit 10.5.13 Tools Installer:  (63 KB)  Download

Authenticated Open/Save

BBEdit 10.1.1 and later include a scripting attachment point which makes this possible. A script and instructions for installing it are available on this page.