MacJournal
MacJournal
7.2.1
4.1
0.0
MacJournal free download for Mac

MacJournal

03 March 2021

Create, maintain, and blog a personal journal.

Overview

MacJournal is the world's most popular journaling software for the Mac. MacJournal 6 adds a calendar mode that show entries from any journal, geolocation, word count, and progress tracking, as well as additional blogging support. A Timeline mode has been added to give the journaler the ability to see their writing activity in chronological order. MacJournal 6 even introduces a feature for creating books from journals specially formatted for publishing. Add any kind of content, not just text. Drag PDFs, QuickTime movies, images, audio, and more. Record audio and video, even publish to a blog account on Blogger, WordPress, LiveJournal, Posterous, and Tumblr. Dropbox support added as well.

What's new in MacJournal

Version 7.2.1:

Important Note: If you have third-party software installed to clean up apps that have been deleted, you should disable the software during any app update as it can irrevocably delete that app's data.

  • Fixed an issue with the menu action customization applying to too many items when applying a customization.
  • Improved performance for dragging journals.
  • Fixed overlapping text in the Link toolbar item.
  • Fixed an issue where exporting plain text entries with the "Automatic" format without ever selecting "Plain Text" may fail to export.
  • Improved performance and accuracy of Markdown Preview window.
  • Fixed a rare crash exporting some entries with resized images.
  • Added the "None" item to the "Sort By" menu in the contextual menu for journals.
  • Fixed issue printing multiple pages.
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MacJournal qualities

Value
5.0
Ease of use
5.0
Features
5.0
Reliability
5.0
Customer support
5.0
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Rangdrol
Rangdrol
May 19 2021
7.2.1
0.0
May 19 2021
0.0
Version: 7.2.1
Not sure why but earlier comment did not post. Basically I wrote about non-functioning MacJournal 2 days ago; basically after lots of frustration connecting to iCloud and restoring or trying to restore, I was able to get my iPad open and now after a restore and update to 14.5.1 (isnt that the latest update) my MacJournal is back!—functioning. I’m sharing this just so as it might help others. I had tried to downgrade with iTunes on my old macmini but the Sierra version is so old that iTunes couldn’t handle the 3 hour download/restore, etc. So I restored it with iCloud and MACJournal is functioning again.
Rangdrol
Rangdrol
May 19 2021
7.2.1
0.0
May 19 2021
0.0
Version: 7.2.1
PS folks, when I tried updating to 7.0 version I’m told that I have the latest MacJournal app. Does anybody know why I’m stuck with 6.something? Also my iPad iOS version is 11.1.2
chestmeto
chestmeto
May 19 2021
7.2.1
3.0
May 19 2021
3.0
Version: 7.2.1
I have been using the application for quite a long time. Now I'm not very happy with the result. Works with problems and slows down the computer.
Rangdrol
Rangdrol
May 18 2021
7.2.1
0.0
May 18 2021
0.0
Version: 7.2.1
Really disappointed. If I had known that installing this would have left me unable to access my files on MacJournal, I never would have. I have been using this app to store my poems, dream-logs, my recipes… I’m just going to have to return to my previous iOS version because I can’t lose access to all my files…and I’d like to ask MacJournal…we took a chance with you because you offered us a new app..it’s basically a word processor but there were many wonderful things about it…but if I had known you wouldn’t be committed—in the way we committed to you—then I would have just used a word, or any of the other apps I ensued for the past 40 years.
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
Apr 30 2021
7.2.1
5.0
Apr 30 2021
5.0
Version: 7.2.1
The MacJournal app is DEAD as of iOS 14.5. Attempting to run it results in the following: '"MacJournal" Needs to Be Updated - The developer of this app needs to update it to work with this version of iOS.' The iOS app has been orphaned and will not be updated. This leaves users of the app in a potentially horrible situation, that being: How to get the journal entries off your iPhone! The general process is to export your journal (.mjdoc file) from your iOS device onto to your Mac, then opening it inside MacJournal 7.x. There are a couple apps I know of that make this fairly easy: iMazing and PhoneView. Find the MacJournal file on your phone, let the viewing app on your Mac go into the app, go into the app, then into its Documents folder. Grab your journal files from there and tell the viewing app to download them to your Mac. Then run MacJournal 7.x and have it Open your journal files. That's the general process. (Please don't ask me for details, thanks).
thebostonartist
thebostonartist
Feb 18 2021
7.2
1.0
Feb 18 2021
1.0
Version: 7.2
Yes, this used to be, many years ago, such a fantastic app. Now, it never works correctly. I have so much data in this thing and I wish I had never started using it. It's so insanely bloated and yet it can't manage the most basic things like formatting the primary editing screen... sad, just very, very sad.
david-619
david-619
Feb 15 2021
7.2
0.0
Feb 15 2021
0.0
Version: 7.2
HI, need some help. I need to open V 6.2.2 again to get some journals that did not make it to MJ 7.0 (not sure why. But my ole 6.2 wont accept my old registration information. I am using v 7.0 (318) currently. DOES ANYONE HAVE a MJ 6.x.x serial number I can use to open this older version? (I will then copy and paste my "hidden" notes) Thank you in advance. David dgoffin@me.com
daveyarddave
daveyarddave
Jan 31 2021
7.2
5.0
Jan 31 2021
5.0
Version: 7.2
I don't know about the blogging aspect of this, but for quick notes, lists, full screen writing, using service to add selected text and quickly organize all the above it's great. I use it daily now that it's back. Thank you, developer!
Aargl
Aargl
Dec 12 2020
7.1.1
5.0
Dec 12 2020
5.0
Version: 7.1.1
This is one of those apps that I installed years ago without ever using it and that I suddenly re-discover happily! :-D I won't use it for blogging, though but as a 64 bit replacement for the old https://www.macupdate.com/app/mac/4906/inotepad that I've been using until today. I've been able to customize it very close to iNotepad. So I can't be more satisfied. :-)
techno62geek
techno62geek
Oct 15 2020
7.0.4
5.0
Oct 15 2020
5.0
Version: 7.0.4
So far so good! Moving from Windows to Mac I was hunting for a decent Journal. I used to use the David RM journal which isn't compatible with Mac I found loads of Journal apps but none of them ticked every box. This is the closest I have found to my old journal. I just need to find out if I can upload my old entries to it. And where this one is being saved!!
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