By Dmitry Chestnykh
Open the Mac App Store to buy and download apps.
The easiest way to keep a journal or diary on your Mac. Saving your memories and returning to them has never been so enjoyable before.
✩✩✩ LIMITED TIME SALE: 50% OFF ✩✩✩
✔ Simple and beautiful.
Our goals: no useless features and an easy-to-use, gorgeous interface. Begin writing your journal right away instead of searching help files.
✔ Secure journals.
Your personal diary is safe from prying eyes — just set a password for your journal, and Mémoires will encrypt it.
✔ Forever yours.
Industry standard SQLite database-driven file format means that there is no vendor lock-in. Plus you can export your journals to RTF, plain text, or PDF.
✔ Browse or quickly search entries.
Browse using calendar or view all entries in one list. You can also use instant search to find entries you want to read or edit.
✔ Spelling and grammar.
Spot and fix spelling and grammar mistakes on the fly or use automatic correction. Smart quote and dash substitutions will make your entries beautiful.
✔ Quick drawings.
Just like in a paper journal, the new Quick Drawing feature allows you to draw sketches, doodles, or anything you like right inside Mémoires.
✔ Full screen editing.
Now you can focus on writing your journal entries without distractions, because Mémoires comes with full screen editing.
Mémoires automatically saves your journals every 5 minutes and before closing, so you won’t lose a bit. The program is fully compatible with Time Machine for seamless backups.
✔ Diary printing.
You can print a single entry, entries for a specified period or the whole journal. The program automatically inserts dates and titles where needed.
What's New in Version 3.2.1
Fix full screen button.
I recently switchd to Mac. I am a writer and on my PC I had an amazing writer's journal that I used for years. It had writing promplts and all kinds of nifty features. This journal was the best I could find to replace it on a Mac. I really miss my calandar charms which I could add on the days in the small calendar to give me hints if I had something special recorded on that particular day. For instance I could add a charm if I recorded a dream that would make a nice story or a differnt charm if I wrote a poem for my entry. Memoires is nice and gives plenty of room to include all your thoughts instead of limiting you to a few words. You can add photos as well. It took some figuring out that I can save one journal and use it everyday. After deleting several copies, I am now using the one I figured out. I wish they would make it easier to set a default font color.
Add in: I am still going back and adding previous journal entries from old journals and ir would be really nice if there were a "Jump to:" feature. Can't even hit anything to return you quickly to "Today".
I found a bug. I downloaded this app and it was automatically opened right after downloading was completed. I wrote a simple diary but couldn't save it. Then I closed with not saving. "Save" and "Save As" didn't work. Then I re-ran the app and typed and saved. Then it worked… so if any of you have the same problem do not be panic and just copied the word somewhere and re-open the app. Then you will be fine.
New updates, still the same ol' app
The new update basically 'fixes' the full screen view button, and adds encryption to the journals (which was supposed to be in the original release, but wasn't until the current issue).
I really wish the fullscreen didn't go from one edge of the screen to the other. It needs to be adjustable! I could rattle off 2 full sentences on my 17" MBP screen before hitting the next line.
It would be really nice if there was a feature that could let you choose whether you wanted to open one default journal or have a dropdown menu of journals. I don't always want to use the last journal that was open, and it's annoying how it opens a new journal when you hit close.
Still a great app that I use multiple times per day. Very minimal and powerful.
- Category: Productivity
- Updated: Apr 01, 2011
- Version: 3.2.1
- Size: 0.8 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Dmitry Chestnykh
- © 2010 Dmitry Chestnykh
Compatibility: OS X 10.6.6 or later