SchwanSongs Software has announced WhirlWind WordSearch 1.0, a word-search puzzle maker for Mac OS X 10.6 or higher. It costs US$9.99 and is available worldwide exclusively through the Mac App Store in the Education category (

WhirlWind WordSearch is tailored to create professional-looking word-search puzzles aimed at beginners or advanced puzzle solvers. Using the software, the user can generate many puzzles from their own word sets, choose the difficulty and the size of the puzzle, and choose from a wide variety of built-in shapes.