Notable apps and app updates for Jan. 27, 2016

On a regular basis, Apple World Today posts a list of notable new apps or app updates that have been released. They may not necessarily be new, but they're popular and deserve mention. Here are today's picks for Mac OS X and iOS.

Mac OS X Apps/Updates

Bare Bones Software has released BBEdit 11.5, an update to its professional strength HTML and text editor.

BBEdit 11.5 offers a variety of performance improvements and changes to streamline workflow in specific areas, such as Find Differences. In all, this new version includes more than 160 new features, changes to existing features, and fixes for specific reported issues. Version 11.5requires Mac OS X 10.9.5 or later, and is fully compatible with OS X El Capitan.

BBEdit 11.5 is a recommended update which is free of charge to all BBEdit 11 customers. For new users, the suggested retail price is $49.99. Special upgrade pricing is available to owners of BBEdit 10 for $29.99, and to owners of BBEdit 9 or earlier for US$39.99. Multi-user licenses are also available.

iOS Apps/Updates for the iPhone, iPad, iPod touch

Shark Apps has introduced Happy Naut 1.0. In the free, side-scrolling jumping game, players take on the role of a hopping alien astronaut in order to traverse diverse landscapes, avoid exotic obstacles, and collect coins. The terrain changes for every turn.