Mariner Write Runs Away with Speed Competition

Minneapolis, MN – January 26, 2004 -Mariner Software today announced the results of a head-to-head speed competition of the top Macintosh word processors on the market, conducted by industry testing group, Bare Feats.

In a competition of several speed-based benchmarks, Mariner Write beat Microsoft Word, AppleWorks, ThinkFree Office and Nisus Express.

“Bare Feats proved what our customers have known for years. Mariner Write is the fastest Macintosh word processor on the planet,” said Michael Wray, President of Mariner Software.

Review the results of the speed test. They can be seen on the Bare Feats web site located at http://www.barefeats.com/wp.html.

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 https://marinersoftware.com.

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.
press@marinersoftware.com