Mariner Releases Montage 1.3

Minneapolis, MN- Dec 11, 2007 Mariner Software today released Montage 1.3,
the only Mac-only screenwriting software developed exclusively for Mac OS
X. Announced earlier this year at the Cannes Film Festival, Montage 1.3 is
the most powerful version to date, introducing several new features
including one industry-first: the ability to export Montage scripts to
Final Draft (.fdr).

Version 1.3 also introduces:

* Added Leopard support

* Added the ability to export Montage scripts to Final Draft (.fdr)
* Added the ability to export Montage scripts to .sex format for
interfacing with production scheduling applications like Gorilla, EP
Scheduling and CompanyMOVE

* Added localized support for French, Italian, German, and Spanish

* Improved accessibility

* Added iScript support

* Added “Starts New Page” setting for any element

* Added new toolbar buttons: Bold, Underline, Italic and Fonts

* Page Size can now be set in Page Setup

* Improved Montage’s performance when importing files

* Added Montage Help

* Added MORE & CONT’D. support for lyrics

* Title Page, Scenes and Script views are now all centered in the window

* Added “Print Title Page” checkbox to Printing tab of Document Properties

* Scene Navigation Palette now shows scene status colors

* Added a new Musical (Forest) template

* Tweaked the Screenplay (Screenwriter) template

* Numerous bug fixes

“Montage 1.3 is an accumulation of over a year’s worth of development
effort,” said Michael Wray, President of Mariner Software. “Not only does
it introduce an industry-first feature in the ability to save a Montage
script to a Final Draft file format, it also reinforces Mariner’s
commitment to the world of screenwriting beyond the English language.
Montage 1.3 now supports five different languages.”

Trial and Full copies are now available on the Mariner Software web site at
the following page:


Montage makes it easy to create, edit, and manage screenplays on a
Macintosh. From the ability to import and export Final Draft or text
documents, to using custom, pre- formatted templates for film, TV, and
theater, to the time-saving Smart Views, Montage guides both the first time
screenwriter or the seasoned veteran, from start to finish.

But Montage doesn’t stop there.

Once a script is complete, Montage allows the user the ability to submit,
track, and send a query, synopsis, and scripts to hundreds of included
industry contacts through Montage’s integration with Apple’s Address Book.

The shipping version of Montage 1.3 is now available and sells for
$139.95USD. It is a free upgrade for all Montage 1.0 customers. Montage
requires Mac OS 10.3.9 or above and is fully universal, accessible, and
Leopard supported.

Where to Buy
Montage can be purchased online at
( or through various
retailers such as: The Apple Store, Amazon, MicroCenter, The Writer’s
Store, or Fry’s Electronics. Montage can also be purchased through numerous
international distributors across the world. For a complete list of
international distributors, visit the following page:


About Mariner Software, Inc.
Mariner Software, developers of the industry-recognized products,
MacJournal, Mariner Write, Mariner Calc, Montage, WinJournal and now,
StoryMill has established itself as one of the most diverse leaders in
consumer, business, and educational writing and creativity markets for the
Macintosh and Windows platforms. With customers worldwide, Mariner Software
is committed to delivering the highest quality software, with an emphasis
on total customer satisfaction. For more information, visit the Mariner
Software web site at (