Mariner Software Releases MacJournal 5

San Francisco, CA – January 18, 2008 -Mariner Software, developers and publishers of professional and personal software, today announced the release of MacJournal 5.0, the latest release in Mariner Software’s award-winning line of writing and creativity titles.

Totally redesigned and built for Leopard, MacJournal 5 allows users to add any kind of content, PDFs, QuickTime movies, images, and text. In addition, bloggers can now blog video to their blog on Blogger, WordPress, LiveJournal or .mac account. Even record video from your iSight and attach it to an entry. MacJournal 5 also introduces Smart Journals, which allow specific criteria to be searched upon. Assign each entry a rating, status, and priority, and sort any journal by those values. Also significant in the latest release:

-Open more than one MacJournal document at a time and save them to any location.

-Create aliases to entries that you can store in other journals.

-Performance enhancements for working with large amounts of entries.

-Resize images in any entry.

-Picasa integration.

-Quick Look integration.

“MacJournal 5 is our most significant update yet,” said Michael Wray, President of Mariner Software. “Not only did we improve the user interface, but, behind the scenes, we also recreated the architecture. Now users can have years, even decades, worth of photos, video, or graphics, and MacJournal will still be blazing fast.”

MacJournal 5 is the world’s most popular journaling software for the Macintosh. Users can easily create a personal journal with two level security (password protection and encryption), record daily ideas, manage lists, and idea and export them to multiple file formats, or generate blogs to any of the popular blogging services in two clicks of the mouse. MacJournal 5 even podcasts.

MacJournal 5 is now available for download and requires Mac OS 10.4 or higher (including Leopard). Pricing is set at $34.95 for the download version and $39.95 for the boxed version. Registered MacJournal 3 and 4 customers can upgrade for $19.95 on the Mariner web site with their serial number. MacJournal 5 is available for purchase at the Mariner eStore at or through various retailers such as: The Apple Store, Amazon, MicroCenter, MacMall, or Fry’s Electronics.MacJournal can also be purchased through numerous international distributors across the world. For a complete list of international distributors, visit the following page… page=17

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.