Crossword Forge
Crossword Forge
7.4.1
3.7
0.0
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Crossword Forge for Mac7.4.1

26 November 2014

Create crossword and word search puzzles.

What is Crossword Forge for Mac

Crossword Forge generates crossword puzzles and word searches from customizable sources, letting you pull words from print, PDFs, the Web and more. Instantly create unique, challenging puzzles, and get your word-game fix on demand!

Engage Your Brain
Crossword Forge's generation engine maximizes word density based on your word choices, creating puzzles that effortlessly match newspaper grids in layout and design!

Customize Your Puzzle

  • Create Flash-powered interactive web puzzles.
  • Add scrambled word banks, bonus clues, and more.
  • Customize grid-shapes and incorporate backdrop images.
  • Edit existing puzzles with ease.
The word is out -- Crossword Forge is the ultimate puzzle-maker for your Mac!

What's new in Crossword Forge

Version 7.4.1:
  • Now requires OS X 10.7 or later
  • Fixes crash for spell checking on OS X 10.10 Yosemite
  • The Mac version now takes up less room on disk
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gotoheck1960
gotoheck1960
Aug 16 2017
7.4.1
4.0
Aug 16 2017
4.0
Version: 7.4.1
Is there any way that I can obtain a copy of Crossword Forge 7.4.1 yet? Are there any copies left out there? I have loads of Crossword Forge puzzle files but can no longer access them to edit them and print them due to a brand new and updated hard drive making my Mac now a 10.11.6 version. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks
mark-dakers
mark-dakers
Dec 19 2016
7.4.1
0.5
Dec 19 2016
0.5
Version: 7.4.1
I have made a collection of puzzles to use for teaching. They work fine on my macbook but the puzzles will not work on my windows laptop or my macbook air. I copy the whole folder across, but get the Error: can't find puzzle.xml message. Very frustrated - the software works so well, but if I can't share the puzzles then it is a waste.
Frankp
Frankp
Sep 20 2016
7.4.1
5.0
Sep 20 2016
5.0
Version: 7.4.1
Been using this for years and never had a problem. When I've asked for help to customize it I've gotten good responses from Sol Roberts.
aholler46
aholler46
Mar 6 2015
7.4.1
1.0
Mar 6 2015
1.0
Version: 7.4.1
I liked a earlier version of Crossword Forge very much. However, I am unable to unlock a download of the most recent version. Attempts to request help from Sol Robots by email have been unsuccessful. Their phone number is out of service. Some of their suggested websites containing reviews cannot be found, or the home page is blank, or adware immediately pops up. These results are suspicious. Five stars for Crossword Forge, although I'm sorry to read that it crashes on Mavericks. One star for Sol Robots.
brightonpete
brightonpete
Oct 29 2013
7.3
0.0
Oct 29 2013
0.0
Version: 7.3
Crashes immediately on startup. Just a non-stop bouncing icon. This is on Mavericks.
MadMikey
MadMikey
Sep 20 2012
7.2.1
3.0
Sep 20 2012
3.0
Version: 7.2.1
Trying the demo but it locks up and I have to do a force quit when ever I click on chose a picture for the background. HELP??
Mtcobra
Mtcobra
Dec 17 2011
7.0.5
0.0
Dec 17 2011
0.0
Version: 7.0.5
After downloading this version (7.0.5), a check on “About Crossword Forge” reveals that you have version 7.0.6. I'll post this on the developer's site if I can.
Stephen-Fry
Stephen-Fry
Nov 10 2011
7.0.2
5.0
Nov 10 2011
5.0
Version: 7.0.2
We use this for our monthly non-commercial basketball club paper. It's fairly simple to create a crossword puzzle within minutes. Does what it advertises and the price as about right too.
User799
User799
Nov 10 2011
7.0.2
5.0
Nov 10 2011
5.0
Version: 7.0.2
Version 7.0. Excellent software. I love it. The only thing I miss is the ability to have a forced blank space between words in the puzzle. Say, you want to put "Alexander the Great" as an answer; the puzzle will not allow the spaces, so the student must write in "AlexandertheGreat". Otherwise, fantastic.
eric-pye
eric-pye
Aug 18 2011
7.0
4.0
Aug 18 2011
4.0
Version: 7.0
So let me get this straight... If I purchased Version 5 and never upgraded to Version 6, I get $15 off an update to Version 7. If I had Version 5 and paid to upgrade to Version 6 prior to May 2011, I have to pay full price for Version 7. Is that correct? Does that seem fair? As I loyal Crossword Forge customer I feel like I just took one up the proverbial you-know-what!
RoyPDX
RoyPDX
Apr 29 2011
6.3
4.5
Apr 29 2011
4.5
Version: 6.3
Love the program, I have no complaints at all...five stars in every category. What I object to is the update/upgrade policy. The form requires that I remember the date I purchased the software. Maybe I should have saved that information but didn't. Does that mean I'm locked out? Why not just base it on the current serial number and email. I really hate upgrades that make us go through hoops.
Nighthawk090
Nighthawk090
Feb 26 2008
5.3
0.0
Feb 26 2008
0.0
Version: 5.3
Downloaded to try out, but version listed with new features as 5.3, site download and linked macupdate download still says 5.2.8........
Franco
Franco
May 24 2007
5.1.7
4.0
May 24 2007
4.0
Version: 5.1.7
The application works well and does what it is said to do. However, as an Italian user, I feel the lack of an important feature, which is very common in latin languages countries which use many, many polisyllabic words, as at least in mine: the capability to "block" the "black" cells in the desired positions prior to start building the puzzle, so obliging its construction around them. Many puzzles in my country are developed with a symmetrical placement of black cells which are in quantity much less than the open (letters) ones. If the developer is interested, I could e-mail them pictures of some of those typical puzzles. I hope this can be implemented in some future version. Because of that I've dropped down one star.
Satyrica
Satyrica
Jan 25 2007
5.1
5.0
Jan 25 2007
5.0
Version: 5.1
Awesome app! True Mac style: easy to use, lots of great features!
Guest
Guest
May 7 2005
3.9
4.5
May 7 2005
4.5
Version: 3.9
Pros: Easy to use for both crossword and crossnumber puzzles. Responsive developer and frequent updates. Cons: No undo; no genuine page preview; setting page margins is not intuitive; no dynamic links among clues.
Gawow
Gawow
Apr 11 2005
3.7
5.0
Apr 11 2005
5.0
Version: 3.7
EXCELLENT! Kudos to Crossword Forge! It is about time someone gave us the ability to create print/press quality files for the crossword puzzles we make! YEA!!! The PDF export is PERFECT! Gives us nice clean text and squares! THANK YOU!!!
Guest
Guest
Mar 4 2005
3.6.2
0.0
Mar 4 2005
0.0
Version: 3.6.2
very useful, simple, my slittle students love to create crossword with it (from Italy)
Guest
Guest
Jan 7 2005
3.3
4.5
Jan 7 2005
4.5
Version: 3.3
What I am hoping for is a possibility to create javascript based puzzles for my website. But anyway, this is a great application, my students love it.
Guest
Guest
Nov 28 2004
3.1
4.5
Nov 28 2004
4.5
Version: 3.1
CF has been very well accepted by my graduate students in medicine as a learning tool. It helps to stimulate discussion, develop focus in thought, and enhance medical vocabulary. It does what it was written to do WELL. It helps to make Learning fun. Great job and thank you.
Guest
Guest
May 9 2004
3.0.5
4.5
May 9 2004
4.5
Version: 3.0.5
Works nice and fairly easy to use. Seems a bit high priced but still worth it if this is useful to you. Great tool for teaching. Not just grade school.
Guest
Guest
May 8 2004
3.0.5
4.5
May 8 2004
4.5
Version: 3.0.5
Easy and straightforward crossword-generating program. Developer informs user of each upgrade, a considerate service.
$49.95
3.7
0.0
App requirements: 
  • Intel 32
  • Mac OS X 10.7.0 or later
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