Red Sweater Software Acquires MarsEdit

Red Sweater Software announced in Thursday that it has acquired MarsEdit, the popular weblog publishing software from NewsGator Technologies, Inc.

"MarsEdit has long been one of my favorite applications, so itis a thrill to welcome it into the Red Sweater family of products," Daniel Jalkut, the founder of Red Sweater Software said. "I am both passionate and confident about steering MarsEdit into the future."

Gus Mueller is a former MarsEdit developer and the president of Flying Meat Software. "Daniel was number one on a list of folks I wanted to see take over MarsEdit development," Mr. Mueller said. "Iim certain weire going to be seeing some wonderful things out of this great weblog editor, and I for one canit wait."

Red Sweater Software will continue to offer existing MarsEdit customers free upgrades for all 1.x releases of the product. It requires Mac OS X 10.3.9 or later and is priced at US$24.95.