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Frequently Asked Question #290. What is LiveJournal.app? How do I install it and set it up on my iPhone or iPod Touch?

LiveJournal.app is a free LiveJournal client for the Apple iPhone that allows you to post new entries to your LiveJournal (with a toolbar for common formatting options), and receive and send personal messages. To install it, please visit the AppStore, press the "GET APP" button, and synchronize LiveJournal.app with your iPhone or iPod Touch.

Key features of current release (0.5.1)

  • Posting to your journal or communities you are a member of;
  • Tags selection with suggestions;
  • Security and Userpic selection for each entry;
  • Any of these entry preferences may be set as default;
  • Adding photos from Library/Camera;
  • Location detection (can be turned off), link to Google Maps;
  • Location text may be used simultaneously with detected coordinates;
  • LJ-user, LJ-cut, Bold, Italic and Strike formatting menu;
  • Personal messages (Inbox) grouped by user like chat or SMS;
  • Auto-save if application is closed by pressing home button or taking incoming call.

Planned for next release (0.6)

  • access to friends' list with images;
  • editing your own entries;
  • ability to save several unfinished entries.


Support is available from the developer directly, in cosysoftware_en (English) or cosysoftware (Russian).

Last Updated: September 12th, 2009

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