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Editors' Rating:
Editors' Rating:
Excellent
Average User Rating:
out of 24 votes out of 24 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    6.2
  • Total Downloads:
    22,833
  • Date Added:
    Jul. 12, 2016
  • Price:
    Free to try (30-day trial); $39.95 to buy (Buy it now)

Editors' Review

The developers behind MacJournal admit that you can use a traditional word processor or text editor for journaling--but they say that's like Lance Armstrong using a bike from Wal-Mart to race in the Tour de France. Aside from the fact that Armstrong would probably still kick butt on a Wal-Mart bike, they've got a point: MacJournal is one of the best journaling programs available for the Mac, with a huge range of features that are useful whether you're keeping a journal for yourself, taking notes for classes or meetings, organizing random snippets of info, or prepping blog posts offline.

MacJournal gives you a fairly intuitive, feel-good interface (especially its green-text-on-black, full-screen writing mode), and a ton of tools for organizing your thoughts and words, including a built-in calendar, good search function, a system of nested entries and journals, and keyword tags, labels, priorities, and other opportunities for annotation. You can include nearly any sort of content, from movies to PDFs to podcasts, and bloggers will like that its formatting translates well to HTML, with support for TypePad, Blogger, LiveJournal, and more. You also get password protection and encryption, integration with Apple's Mail, and a wide variety of export options, such as PDF, HTML, Word, and even iPod Notes.

The only major issue we can fault MacJournal for is the 15-day trial period, which is a little short for this sort of application, especially given its rich and complex feature set. This most recent version adds minor interface enhancements and assorted bug fixes.

 
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Full Specifications

General
Publisher Mariner Software
Publisher web site http://www.marinersoftware.com/
Release Date July 12, 2016
Date Added July 12, 2016
Version 6.2
Category
Category Business Software
Subcategory Word Processing Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Mac OS X 10.10/10.11/10.6/10.7/10.8/10.9
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 31.06MB
File Name MacJournal_Mac_6_2_0.dmg
Popularity
Total Downloads 22,833
Downloads Last Week 0
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations 30-day trial
Price $39.95
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