Mariner Software Releases MacGourmet Deluxe 1.0

Minneapolis, MN – June 25, 2008 -Mariner Software, developers and publishers of professional and personal software, announced today the release of MacGourmet Deluxe 1.0, its ultra-modern recipe and wine management software for Mac OS X. MacGourmet Deluxe is the latest release in Mariner Software’s award-winning line of personal creativity software.

MacGourmet Deluxe brings recipe and wine collection and organization into the digital age. Users will be able to create, edit and share recipes; make wine and cooking notes, and easily import recipes found on the Web and expand their collection. Recipes can be published to a .mac account or to a personal Web site. MacGourmet Deluxe will also create a shopping list that can be printed or exported to a PDA.

Even more exciting in this release of MacGourmet Deluxe is an industry first feature – the Cookbook Builder. Using a recipe collection, the user can build, print and share their own cookbook. The CookBook Builder allows the easy addition of images, chapters and text pages. Saving it as a high resolution PDF, the cookbook can be printed out on a desktop printer or through a print-on-demand source.

Also in this release of MacGourmet Deluxe:

-A MealPlan feature to create a weekly meal plan with iCal integration.
-Access to the USDA Nutritional database.
-The ability to view the nutritional value of recipes.
-All-new shopping list editor, with simple pantry/favorites and column ordering/hiding functionality added.
-Widescreen mode now has new mouse-over popups that display more information.
-The addition of a number of award winning recipes.

Pricing and Availability:
MacGourmet Deluxe is now available on the Mariner Software web site at The shipping version will initially be offered in English and sell for $49.95USD ($44.95 download). Support for more languages is expected in the near future. MacGourmet Deluxe requires Mac OS 10.4 or higher. The standard version of MacGourmet will continue to be available for purchase on the Advenio web site. Registered MacGourmet customers may upgrade to MacGourmet Deluxe for a special price in the Mariner Software eStore.

About Mariner Software
Mariner Software, Inc., developers of the industry-recognized products, MacJournal, Mariner Write, Mariner Calc, Montage, WinJournal, StoryMill, Desktop Poet, MacGourmet Deluxe, Contour, and Mariner Paperless, has established itself as one of the most diverse leaders in consumer, business, and educational writing and creativity markets for the Macintosh and Windows platforms. With customers worldwide, Mariner Software is committed to delivering the highest quality software, with an emphasis on total customer satisfaction. For more information, visit the Mariner Software web site at

Mariner Write, Mariner, WinJournal, Montage and Desktop Poet are registered trademarks of Mariner Software, Inc. StoryMill, Contour, and Mariner Paperless are pending registration. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

For more information contact:
Logan Ryan
Director of Marketing
Mariner Software, Inc.