Mariner Software Releases MacJournal 4

Minneapolis, MN – April 25, 2006 -Mariner Software, developers and publishers of professional and personal software for the writing and creativity markets, today unveiled the release of MacJournal 4, its popular journaling and blogging application for Mac OS X. Version 4 introduces a completely re-engineered blogging architecture, audio recording and podcasting functionality, several feature additions, as well as many bug fixes. MacJournal 4 is now available from the Mariner web site at

A partial list of new features in MacJournal 4 includes:

– Easily publish blogs to any of the major blogging sites or a .mac account.
– Podcast or record audio as an entry.
– MacJournal Inspector for manipulating attributes of entries and journals.
– Per-item attribute customization with the following:
•background color
• label
• sorting
• entry template
• editable
• blog server
– Browser-like tabs for quickly switching between entries.
– Improved Full Screen mode for distraction-free writing.
– Live word count field.
– Links, smileys, and words are recognized on the fly.
– AppleScript support.
– Intuitive searching functionality.
– Improved keywords configuration.
– 100% accessible for sight-impaired users.
– Universal and multi-language supported.
– Many bug fixes.

“MacJournal 4 is our most significant release to date. Every single component of this application has been improved in one way or another,” said Michael Wray, President of Mariner Software. “We are all about the user experience here at Mariner. MacJournal has always been an addictive product to use. We think MacJournal 4 will be even more.”

The product is immediately available for download from the Mariner Software web site at the following page:

MacJournal 4 is now available for download and requires Mac OS 10.3 or higher. Pricing is set at $34.95 for the download version. Upgrades are available for version 3.0 users and higher for $14.95 on the Mariner web site. An upgrade path is also available for previous users of version 2.6 or earlier by contacting Mariner Software. The shipping version will initially be offered in several languages. More languages will be added in the near future.

MacJournal can be purchased online at or through various retailers such as: The Apple Store, CompUSA, or Fry’s Electronics.

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.