Bare Bones Software has released BBEdit 7.0.

This release provides new features for Web designers, including integrated support for CVS (Concurrent Versions System) the ability to configure multiple Web sites, new Sort Lines and Process Duplicate plug-ins, support for rectangular selections and more.

CVS support on Mac OS X means users can work with source files from multiple repositories. The application also lets site creators go to specifically numbered lines of code.

Feature rich Other new features include syntax colouring support for ASP/VBScript, XHTML 1.1 support in the HTML Tools and syntax checker, and a Close Current Tag command – which speeds and simplifies HTML tag creation and editing, the company claims.

Version 7.0 introduces a Paste Previous Clipboard command, Quartz-text smoothing support in editing views, improved support for Mac OS X Services (on Mac OS X 10.2), plus palette-savvy window resizing and a new window-stacking option.

A new plug-in info window displays version information, online help, and Web links for installed plug-ins. Plug-ins can also be installed through drag-&-drop.

For more information on BBEdit 7.0, or to download a fully functional demo version, visit the company's Web site.

BBEdit 7.0 requires Mac OS 9.2.2 or later with CarbonLib 1.5 or later, and runs natively under Mac OS X (version 10.1.5 or later required; version 10.2.2 is recommended).

The product costs $179.