Mariner Software Ships Dual Product Update

Minneapolis, MN – February 13, 2008 -Mariner Software, developers and publishers of professional and personal software, announced the release of MacJournal 5.0.2 and StoryMill 3.0.1, adding several new features and fixing numerous bugs.

This release of MacJournal 5.0.2 highlights the following:

-Images are now properly downloaded from blog posts.
-Improved reliability of recording and simplified recording preferences.
-Improved exporting.
-Fixed problems with migrating data from version 4 to version 5, and particularly problems related to migrating locked/encrypted journals.
-Fixed a problem that prevented .mac syncing from working, and fixed a number of other .mac sycning issues.
-When sending an image that has been resized to a blog, the custom size will be honored.

MacJournal 5.0.2 has been totally redesigned and built for the Mac OS X Leopard operating system. MacJournal allows users to add any kind of content such as: PDFs, QuickTime movies, images, and text. Bloggers can now blog video to their blog in Blogger, WordPress, LiveJournal or even their .mac account. To see all of MacJournal’s latest features, go to: page=85

With StoryMill 3.0.1, the following features and numerous bug fixes have been added:

-Added new menu option and command key for New Smart View.
-Added text & notes modes to Scene Editor window.
-Added text editing functions to the Scene Editor window.
-Added drag and drop support for scenes in scenes view.
-Plus numerous bug fixes.

StoryMill 3.0.1 is the latest release in Mariner Software’s long line of writing and creativity software. Part word processor, part database and introducing an industry-first feature that will interactively display a story across time, StoryMill 3.0.1 empowers every author with the tools essential to writing a best seller. To see all of StoryMill’s features, go to: page=127

Pricing and Availability:
MacJournal 5.0.2 is available for sale or trial 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

StoryMill 3.0.1 is available, for sale and trial, on the Mariner Software web site at page=127
The shipping version will initially be offered in English and sell for $49.95USD ($44.95 download).

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.