Use Journaler for a Blogging Tool

I recently downloaded journaler, a free Mac Utility you can blog with. It is a fully featured program with tons of bells and whistles. If you have a mac and like to blog I’d check this out.

It has a great UI:

Journaler

Here are some of the features:

Entries by date and folder
Unicode compliant, write in any language
Standard word processing capabilities
Record audio and video entries
iLife integration: iPhoto, iTunes, iMovie and Safari bookmarks
256 bit AES encryption
Spotlight support
AppleScript support
Edit entries in tabs or multiple windows
Inline media viewing: audio-video, images, pdfs, websites and archives, Address Book records
Import and export entries: text, rich text, pdf, word, html, webarchive
Print and export a single entry, collections of entries, or any dated range of entries
Integrated iWeb, emailing and Address Book
iPod notes export
Integrated blogging: Blogger.com, LiveJournal and MetaWeblog API systems
Relevance ranked searching and live filtering
Elegant and easy to use, powerful with well documented features

I will continue to use Ecto for three reasons: A) I paid for it and I still really like it; B) it has a great custom tag engine; C) it uploads photos to your server for you and has some slick photo editing features, which I use regularly.

But don’t get me wrong, I’d be using Journaler if I didn’t want to pay for a blogging tool and Journaler has some amazing features Ecto doesn’t do, such as integration with iLife.

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...is the William R. Rogers Director of Friends Center and Quaker Studies at Guilford College in Greensboro, NC., PhD in Intercultural Studies from Fuller Theological Seminary, served as a "released minister" at Camas Friends Church, and father of three. He enjoys sketchnoting, sharing conversation over coffee with a friend, listening to vinyl and writing creative nonfiction.