From Bare Bones Software, makers of the legendary BBEdit, comes TextWrangler.

This award-winning application presents a clean, intelligent interface to a rich set of features for high performance text and code editing, searching, and transformation.

TextWrangler's best-of-class features include "grep" (regular-expression) pattern matching, search and replace across multiple files, function navigation and syntax coloring for numerous source code languages, code folding, FTP and SFTP open and save, AppleScript, Mac OS X Unix scripting support, and much more.

What’s New

Version 5.5.2

This version is compatible with macOS 10.9.5 through 10.12.6. Complete details are available in the TextWrangler change notes, located on the support page at

Ratings and Reviews

4.6 out of 5
147 Ratings
147 Ratings
Bobby T. ,

Great App, But Not Updated

TextWrangler is a great text editor, but its kind of dead, in a sense.

The develooper instead focuses on its origonal version, BBEdit. It can be run in a free mode, which has all the features TextWrangler has, and is regularly updated.

asett@rim ,

macOS Sierra said that the current version is not optimized

Per macOS Sierra, the current version is not optimized
Also wish that it supported RTF file format

Developer Response ,

TextWrangler is compatible with macOS 10.9 through 10.12.6, but we recommend that you use BBEdit (which includes all of TextWrangler) on 10.13 and later. Complete details are available through the "TextWrangler Support" link in the App Store listing for TextWrangler.

Bruce112222 ,


Simple and nice format. Great for editting weird text files like sh/bash and other script files.


Bare Bones Software, Inc.
9.4 MB
Developer Tools
OS X 10.9.5 or later
Age Rating
Rated 4+
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