Sprightly Software has introduced Participants 1.0, an attendance taking app for Mac OS X Lion. It cots US$7.99 and is available worldwide exclusively through the Mac App Store in the Education category.

Participants is designed to make it easy to record attendance. It’s built for teachers, business people, group organizers, and others who needs to take attendance,

Participants keeps a history of attendees for individual events and a history of events for each participant, letting users check a participant’s history. Users can import people from their address book, assign them to groups, and more. And it wirelessly sync between your iOS devices and Macs via iCloud. The companion iOS version is available at the Apple App Store.