"Macworld 2012 Eddy Award Winner"

Eddy Award
Macworld Magazine
January 2013

“MacJournal 6 is hard to beat.”
April 2012"

"MacJournal remains our app of choice for digital diary keeping."
MacUser UK
Jan 2012

Chronicle your memories, your life events and your thoughts with MacJournal 6, the world's most popular journaling app for the Mac. Enrich your journal entries by adding any kind of content - photos, images, files, QuickTime video - even audio. MacJournal 6 adds a Calendar Mode that will show your entries from any journal. Geolocation, Word Count and Progress Tracking features are also new to MacJournal 6. Use MacJournal’s unique Full Screen feature that will provide an undistracted writing landscape for your thoughts. A Timeline Mode has been added to this version to give you the ability to see your writing activity in chronological order. MacJournal 6 introduces an exciting new feature for creating books from journals specially formatted for publishing. Finally, your entries are secure with MacJournal’s two-level security: password protection and AES-256 encryption.

Like to blog? Share your thoughts and events - MacJournal entries can be published to any of the popular blogging services like Blogger, WordPress, LiveJournal, Posterous, and Tumblr.

Whether you keep a personal journal or one for school or business, you can join those who use MacJournal and consider it the most important software on their Mac, iPad or iPhone.

**Sharing data with MacJournal for Mac OS via Dropbox requires MacJournal for Mac OS 6.0.6 or higher. MacJournal for Mac OS 6.0.6 or higher is also recommended for sharing data via wifi sync with. Requires iOS 5.0 or later, iOS 6 or higher is recommended.**

What's New

Version 6.2

- Enabled iCloud document sharing
- Improved Journler import
- Fixed WordPress category handling
- Bug fixes and enhancements

Ratings and Reviews

Great management/GTD tool


The current version is very stable. It has all the functionalities that many expensive time/project management and GTD programs/apps lack. The only thing, I wish the authors were more active in promoting this product and in assuring its constant maintenance and continuity. I have spent lots of time organising my thoughts in this app, making it the home of most of my projects, and would not like MacJournal to disappear in the coming 20+ years. Some future strengthening of the visuals would also be a plus. Please, keep up the good work and update us about the future plans on this app.

Crashes at the least thing


I bought this app this year and have not been able to cusomise it to my liking without it crashing so badly that it needs a reinstall. Even if I just try to change the icon for the journal when starting a new journal it crashes. The Inspector works when newly installed but then, for some unfathomable reason, stops working the next time you try to open it. I am not sure if this is becaus I am using HIgh Sierra or not, but the Inspector did not work when I first bought it and was using just plain Sierra. The developers do not seem to be bothered to keep it up to date. This was not cheap, I am now going to have to argue with Apple to get my money back on an app that has not worked well since day one of use. DONT WASTE YOUR MONEY ON THIS

Basic features broken

PG Tips.........

I bought this more than 8 months ago to find that the media browser didn't work properly. When you try to drag an image onto your post it doesn't work. I flagged the problem to Mariner who confirmed the bug and they still haven't rectified it. Their 'customer service policy' meant they refused to transfer my App Store licence to a standard licence which would have allowed me to use a beta version which may have fixed it. So, even though I paid for the software over 8 months ago, I still haven't been able to use it properly. Poor software and poor customer service as far as I'm concerned.


Mariner Software, Inc.
19.6 MB
English, German, Norwegian Bokmål
Age Rating
Rated 4+
© 2018 Mariner Software, Inc.


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