MacJournal
MacJournal
7.0.4

4.3

MacJournal free download for Mac

MacJournal7.0.4

05 October 2020

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 7.0.4:
  • Fixed issue converting a text entry to plain text and back to rich text
  • Fixed an issue with new entries losing keyboard focus after the first autosave
  • Fixed an issue with the Edit button disappearing when a related file's name is too long
  • Improved layout in the Inspector to fix clipping of the Icon row
  • Fixed the title of the "Make Rich Text" menu item when over rich text entries
  • Removed the "Label Color" item from the Smart Journal setup since there is an issue saving that data
  • Fixed a case where the window could ask to convert a plain text entry to rich text in a loop with a color panel open
  • Fixed a possible crash when using the timeline view
  • Removed the "Mail" toolbar item from the list since it is redundant with the Share item
  • Fixed a possible crash using Focused Editing mode
  • Added documentation about the sidebar calendar and the Fonts & Colors preferences
  • Fixed an issue preventing the calendar in the sidebar from staying hidden when dragging the divider to the bottom
  • Fixed a potential crash selecting a tab
  • Improved behavior when opening a new window from a window that is searching
  • Fixed crash log detection for modern macOS
  • Fixed issue copying and pasting separators

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Derekcurrie
26 June 2020
Version: 7.0.1

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NOTE: IF you use the iOS app of MacJournal, keep in mind that the Mac version 7.x series onward is NOT COMPATIBLE, nor will it ever be. The dev has taken back control of MacJournal from Mariner and has NO interest in updating their iOS app. I.E. keep a copy of v6.2.2 around if you want to sync the Mac version with the iOS version. That's the ONLY way to do it. Kinda sad, but that's the facts.
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techno62geek
15 October 2020
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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5
GianMarco.Tavazzani
05 October 2020
Version: 7.0.4
This 'integration' to my previous review is just intended to THANK Dan for working so good ('hard' is never enough and often counterproductive for a REALLY 'good job'!). I will take this opportunity to encourage him again to avoid to jump on the 10.14+ OS for the reasons that anyone using SERIOUSLY our Macs knows too well (but  doesn't care: they make money with toys and gadgets ("STEVE… LOOK DOWN!!!"; he ever pursued the target to build the best computers but now the crowd migrated from computers to funny phones, totally useless as computer substitutes!).
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bdikkat
05 July 2020
Version: 7.0.2
MacJournal was ground-breaking and still is an amazing application. I'm so glad to see that Dan Schimpf has kept it alive. These days, you'd get (you DO get) developers asking for subscriptions for apps half as good, and this is free. I'm so hoping that development will continue.
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GianMarco.Tavazzani
02 July 2020
Version: 7.0.2
Thanks for the quick update, Dan (and don't abandon High Sierra IF YOU CAN OR explain to me what the bloody hell has 10.14 that 13 doesn't have; maybe Metal support?)
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GianMarco.Tavazzani
29 June 2020
Version: 7.0.1
Was (will) it NECESSARY to drop the support to High Sierra? It's a serious question because I still have to know which advantages it has (disadvantages A LOT: like in this case, it stops to be compatible with THE BEST System Utilities and programs (opps… yes-yes, I know: now they call them 'apps' … wurgh…).
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theauthoroshea
28 June 2020
Version: 7.0.1
I have lost all but the first sentence of the last 3 blog articles I entered into MacJournal. I have version 7.0.1. I have loved this software but these are huge losses for me and I will have to stop using it.
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Derekcurrie
26 June 2020
Version: 7.0.1
NOTE: IF you use the iOS app of MacJournal, keep in mind that the Mac version 7.x series onward is NOT COMPATIBLE, nor will it ever be. The dev has taken back control of MacJournal from Mariner and has NO interest in updating their iOS app. I.E. keep a copy of v6.2.2 around if you want to sync the Mac version with the iOS version. That's the ONLY way to do it. Kinda sad, but that's the facts.
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GianMarco.Tavazzani
19 February 2020
Version: 6.2.2
I was worried: why no one is rating this little gem? Why no updates? Well, I was happy to see it not 'abandoned' and I (who use it by when it was created!) will consider by now my duty to 'review' it in the collaborative attitude to help to make it easier, nicer, a pleasure to be used, not just as 'own journal' but also as a kind of open book gathering own thoughts, meditations, lessons had by life and experience, visions, ideals, an intellectual heritage.
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Derekcurrie
18 February 2020
Version: 6.2.2
What Is This v6.2.2? -> Dan Schimpf, the developer of MacJournal, took back his software from Mariner. He released v6.2.2 in February, 2019, as a transitional version to his now FREE version 7.x. You can find Dan's website at: - - https://danschimpf.com - - HERE are the RELEASE NOTES for v6.2.2: -> 6.2.2, A bridge to a new generation 22 February 2019 • Fixed an issue with iOS sync with trashed entries. • Fixed a hang exporting entries without any text to PDF. • Improved behavior of the font name and size toolbar items when selecting text with multiple fonts in it. • Added hidden pref to hide the exit and autoscroll buttons in Focused Editing. • Fixed issue formatting some links in HTML. • Fixed a potential crash when exporting some books. • Fixed title pages for "Case Wrap" and "Digest" book templates. • Fixed a problem where entries without any text would not show up when printing without starting a new page for each entry. • Fixed crash changing an icon in macOS High Sierra. • Added hidden pref to add a paragraph spacing for pasted text. • Improved performance for large backups to individual files. • Fixed a problem importing related files to an entry when that entry is also in a smart journal somewhere. • Added a way to play audio attachments from the attachments popover. • Fixed an issue that could cause iOS syncs to fail. • Fixed an issue exporting a book to PDF that would end up with blank PDFs. • Added a way to import entries from DayOne. - -> IMPORTANT: Dan Schimpf will NOT be supporting the iOS app for MacJournal ! ! ! Therefore, if you want to continue to use the (somewhat buggy) iOS app with your Mac, you'll need to use MacJournal v6.x to do so! v7.0 is iOS syncing illiterate. BEG and PLEAD with Dan to support the iOS app! I have already done so. Please add your voice!!!
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Macbookpro
18 February 2020
Version: 6.2.2
MacJournal 7.x is out and its free. The original developer has taken it back over. You can learn more about that from his website. https://danschimpf.com.
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