Mariner Software has acquired the apps, MacGourmet, MacGourmet Deluxe (pictured), and MacGourmet Touch from Advenio.

With this acquisition announcement, Mariner is releasing a 4.0 version of MacGourmet and MacGourmet Deluxe for the Mac, and Gourmet iOS, the overhauled iOS app, MacGourmet Touch. The latter works allows the user to create, edit, and scale recipes, as well as import recipes from popular recipe websites.

MacGourmet Deluxe 4.0 is the newest version for the Mac having been changed from 32 bit to 64 bit architecture. The user interface has been updated, and there are more ways of sharing, including Facebook and Twitter. The most significant change is the addition of cloud storage, which will allow the user to transfer recipes between multiple Macs and iOS devices.

MacGourmet Deluxe is available for sale from the Mariner Software website and various retail outlets and will sell for US$49.95. MacGourmet is also available for sale for $24.95. Demos of both can be found at the Marine Software web site (

Minimum system requirements for MacGourmet and MacGourmet Deluxe is Mac OS 10.7 or higher. Gourmet iOS is available from the Apple App Store at at a special introductory offer of $1.99.