1/30/09 Version 1.2 Released!

Mac Software to Assist the Disorganized


Searchable: Pages are searchable by title, content, or both, and an unobtrusive pull-down menu on the notepad allows for quick navigation. Pages can also be hidden, or set to float above all other applications.

Easy-to-Use: An easy transition from Stickies: SpiralBound can import your data automatically. Also, automatically update and check-for-update.

Supported: Have a problem? A question? SpiralBound features thorough documentation, and we are prompt and ever-willing  to answer all emails.



Mac OS X version 10.4 (Tiger), 10.5 (Leopard), or 10.6 (Snow Leopard) is required.


Click Here to Download the Latest Version of SpiralBound.

(Right-click or control-click to choose where on your computer it should be downloaded)

This program is shareware.  The download is a a fully functional copy of SpiralBound with the limitation that a watermark will appear on all pages after a certain amount of time. To remove the watermark, please purchase a license.

Personal License: $4.95 (USD)

(for use on one computer)

Group License: $18.95 (USD)

(for use on up to ten computers)

You may purchase a license from within the application by selecting “Register” from the “SpiralBound” menu after downloading from the link above, or by visiting the Rivulus Webstore.

Version 1.2 Changes

Pages now auto-title.

Titles and Contents can now be searched together.

Hyperlinks can now be created on any page from within the program.

A quick how-to now greets first time users.

Windows and behaviors have been polished.

Version 1.1.2 Changes

A “Save Immediately” feature has been added.

The menu bar has been reorganized to be less cluttered.

Windows can now be set to float above all applications.

Automatic updating has been added, and bugs in the check-for-update have been fixed.

Hidden pages stay hidden between launches.

“Services” support has been added.

Help has been greatly expanded.

Various bugs have been fixed.

Version 1.1.1 Changes

Universal Access no longer causes error reports to be shown.

Various minor bugs that were invoking pesky error reports have been squashed.

Making a new page or navigating through pages now brings the main notepad window forward.

Windows are now automatically unshaded at relevant times.

Version 1.1 Changes

The underlying code has been thoroughly revamped and streamlined.

Support for Panther (Mac OS X 10.3.9) has been added.

(Panther support removed in 1.1.2)

The calculator can now be turned off and the solve key is user-settable.

An (essentially) infinite number of colors, including transparency, are available.

The trial period is now much longer.

The location where data is stored is now user-settable.

A new, snazzier icon is now featured.

The export options dialog has been upgraded and a new format (.doc) added.

Version 1.0.5 Changes

A check-for-update feature has been added.

The eSellerate registration system has been updated.

A bug that could cause shaded windows to be stuck offscreen has been fixed.

Version 1.0.4 Changes

A few minor bugs have been fixed.

A bug that may have caused passwords to be rejected has been fixed.

The ability to paste and match style has been added.

A new license is available, allowing for use on up to ten computers.

Version 1.0.3 Changes

This release fixes a bug that may have caused pages to be stuck offscreen.

Additionally, there is now rudimentary support for dragging images to the Finder from SpiralBound.

Also, background colors are now removed from text that is pasted into SpiralBound.

This is can be helpful when copying text from webpages.

Version 1.0.2 Changes

This release fixes a bug with the color picker for notepad color.

Previously, attempting to choose a color other than the presets would cause the program to crash.

Version 1.0.1 Changes

This release fixes a handful of bugs including artifacts caused by tearing off from the notepad when it is collapsed, the calculator not working when typing into a new, blank page, not being able to drag a background window on the first click, and a potential memory leak.


    Do not hesitate to email Rivulus Software if you encounter any problems or have any questions.

Useful: Flip pages, tear them out, and return them to the notepad. Reorder as desired. A seamlessly integrated calculator will solve a mathematical expression typed into any page.

Password Secure: Any page can be rendered unreadable when the program is in the background, has been inactive for a period of time, or whenever the “lock” is clicked. You may choose to require a password to unlock pages, or not.

For a more powerful note manager, compare

SpiralBound Pro,

SpiralBound’s big brother

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Apple, Mac, and Mac OS X are copyrights of Apple, Inc.

The SpiralBound and SpiralBound Pro icons were created by Ben Gribbin Design.

SpiralBound is... a note utility modeled after a spiral-bound notepad with organizing, security, and calculator features.