Mariner Software to Republish MacJournal

Minneapolis, MN – December 24, 2004 -Mariner Software developers and publishers of professional and personal software for the writing and creativity markets and California-based Dan Schimpf Software, today announced the republishing agreement of the popular journaling application, MacJournal. The product will make its public debut with the introduction of version 3.0, its first major release under the Mariner brand, in early January, 2005.

Founded in the early 90’s, Mariner Software has gained a solid foothold in the writing and business markets due to the company’s philosophy of offering software with high usability at an affordable price.

“We are extremely excited to have Dan Schimpf on board with MacJournal,” said Michael Wray, President of Mariner Software. “The product already has a bit of a cult following. We’re looking to increase that popularity amongst the mainstream Macintosh community.”

“I’ve developed MacJournal for two years and have seen it evolve into one of the most popular journaling packages on the market,” said Dan Schimpf, President of Dan Schimpf Software. “We are anxious to bring MacJournal to the next level and expose even more people to the product.”

Pricing and Availability: MacJournal 3.0 will be available, for sale and trial, in early January on the Mariner Software web site The shipping version will initially be offered in English and sell for $29.95USD. There will be an upgrade path available for existing users. Support for nearly a dozen more language versions is expected in the near future. Visit for more general information. MacJournal 3.0 requires Mac OS 10.2 or higher.

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.