Demo version download:

     The demonstration version of Joel's Journal is fully functional except that it is limited to 30 days. This allows you to see what it is like without having to purchase it first. Then, if you decide to purchase it, click here, or select 'Purchase now' from any of the demo version's help menus.

To install the demo, click the download link below and select 'Save to disk'. Once the download is complete, locate the file (Joel228Demo.exe), run it, and follow the prompts.

Program requirements: Any computer running Window 95, 98, ME, 2000, XP, Vista, or Windows 7

Click here to download the demo  (Version 2.15, 17 MBs)


If you live in the UK and want to use the British-English spell checking dictionary click here to download the British-English spell check patch. After installing Joel's Journal, install the patch and when it prompts you that 'The existing file is newer than the one setup is trying to install...', click 'No' to let the patch install the British-English dictionary.