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MarsEdit 4.0.7

by Agen G. N. Schmitz

Red Sweater Software has issued MarsEdit 4.0.7 [1], a maintenance release for the company’s recently updated blog editor (see “MarsEdit 4.0.1 [2],” 9 December 2017). The new version changes character count behavior so it considers spaces in total character count, resolves a crash that could occur in the plain text syntax highlighting functionality, fixes a bug introduced in version 4.0.6 that caused a doubling of file extensions on image uploads, and addresses a bug that prevented the Featured Image from being deleted from an already published post.

MarsEdit 4.0 offers a free, full-featured 14-day trial from either the Red Sweater Software Web site or the Mac App Store, after which the app costs $49.95. If you have a MarsEdit 3 license, you can upgrade to version 4 for $24.95, and anyone who purchased MarsEdit 3 on or after 1 June 2017 is eligible for a free upgrade. ($49.95 new from Red Sweater Software or the Mac App Store [3], 24.95 upgrade, 14.6 MB, release notes [4], 10.12+)