Janus 6.0 – Astrology Software

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Janus 6 has a 30-day trial that can be unlocked after the 30-days with a license.


Janus 6 has all the standard calculation features expected of a top-of-the-line astrology software program, including natal and transit reports, astro-mapping, Arabic Parts, fixed stars, progressed charts, and return charts. It also has specialist modules for Traditional Western Medieval, Hellenistic, Horary, Electional Astrology, Vedic, Cosmobiology, and Uranian Astrology. While Janus has been designed to meet professional astrologers’ computing needs, beginners will find it has much to offer. It combines user-friendliness and technical precision with the most extensive list of features found in any astrology program. And, regardless of your astrological or computer ability level, you will find Janus easy to use.
Janus Overview

What’s new in Janus 6?

  • Electional Search module.
  • Zodiac Bi-Wheel Designer.
  • Cast a Pre-Natal chart and Rectify the chart using Trutine Hermes.
  • Animate Dual Bi-Wheels module.
  • The Election Chart module now displays a Bi-Wheel, including drag-and-drop electional chart planets and house cusps function.
  • Shadow Periods calculation module.
  • Speculum module.
  • Constellation Planting Guide module.
  • New Backup and Restore modules. You can now back up charts, settings, wheels, pages, rectification event dates, atlas, time changes and zones, chart search definitions, electional search definitions, images, interpretations, and custom Arabic parts.
  • Dasa Report has been added to the Vedic Chart module.
  • Johndro RA and Johndro Long have been added to the Mc Method options in cast a new chart.
  • Save Chart icon added to the main screen toolbar.
  • View the Rectification Event Dates module. Includes the ability to add/delete names, add/edit/delete events, and enter date, time, location, and notes for each event.
  • Proportional Single Wheel Designer can now add Decans by Marcus Manilius, Novenaria, Duodecima (aka Dodecatemoria and Dwads), Constellations (13 unequal signs on the ecliptic including Ophiuchus), and Western 28 Lunar Mansions.
  • The Progressive Topocentric House System, suitable for all latitudes, has been added to the list of house systems.
  • Backup and Restore Chart Files function has been added to the main screen control panel.
  • Import Glyph Color Settings from Janus 5.
  • The Zodiac Bi-Wheel can now display terms and decans.
  • You can now cast a chart using Sripati and Vehlow houses.
  • Nakshatra Glyphs have been added to the Proportional Single Wheel Designer.

For the full list of Janus’ features, see the developer’s Full Features section. Also, viewing the Glossary may be helpful if you are unfamiliar with any of the astrological terms listed.

What’s been improved in Janus 6?

  • The number of charts shipped with Janus has been increased to 810 charts in the J6 Charts file.
  • You can now select Planet + Planet, Planet + Star, and Star + Star in paran options in the calculate diurnal events and parans module.
  • Right Ascension can now be displayed in degrees or hours in the Ephemeris Text and the Ephemeris Grid modules.
  • Relocating the natal chart is now optional in the Daily Timing module.

    JANUS 6 MainScreen AstroGuia.Net

  • Stations have been incorporated into aspect events in the Time Line.
  • Angular Separations (Arc Openings and Distances) are now calculated using the selected harmonic in the Aspects module.
  • Time Line now displays the selected “sort EXL by” setting in the List Transits screen.
  • Revised Cast Progressed Solar Return Chart calculation options.
  • Asteroid selection has been increased from 81 to 147.
  • Star selection increased from 135 to 747.
  • Arabic Parts selection increased from 544 to 839, and the source can be optionally added to the description of the part.
  • An icon for animate single wheel has been added to the toolbar selection.
  • The Dynamic Dignity Graph in the Electional and Horary Chart modules now displays much faster and with higher resolution.
  • You can now do animation transits for any chart type in the Single Wheel and Bi-Wheel modules.
  • You can now do transits to radix for any chart in the Graphic Ephemeris, Declination Graph, Ephemeris Grid, Ephemeris Text, Calculate Transits, and Calculate Single Transits modules.
  • Can now generate a Quick Transit Report for any type of chart.
  • Janus now remembers the path to the folder last used to save an image.
  • Bi-Wheel module can now display a wheel plus aspect grid.
  • Pages in the Page Gallery module can now be arranged by topic.
  • The Ephemeris Grid and the Ephemeris Text modules now calculate faster.
  • The Asteroid Selection window can now display A. Name only. B Name plus size and type. C. Name plus meaning. The number of saved selections has been expanded.
  • The Star Selection window now includes additional sort by options and additional saved selections.
  • Improved help index functionality.
  • Level 5 (hourly periods) has been added to the Decennials calculation options in the Traditional Chart module.
  • Can now calculate animation transits to composite chart in the Bi-Wheel module.
  • Animation dates now retain the selected calendar system in the following modules. Traditional, Electional, Horary, Uranian, Vedic. Single, Bi, Tri, and Quad wheels. Animated Dual Bi Wheels. Alternate Coordinate Systems, Octocope, Gauquelin Sectors, Arabic Lunar Mansions, and Fixed Stars Wheels. Sky Map and ACG Map.
  • Diurnal Events and Parans module. There are now two motion options. 1. Diurnal Motion Only (Classical Method). 2. Diurnal + Zodiac Motion (Modern Method).
  • Improved calculations for displaying yellow shading arcs for Chart Shapes in the Single-wheel module.


These are some of our most frequently asked questions relating to Janus software.
If your question isn’t here, please contact us via the online support form.

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Q. What are the System Requirements for running Janus Astrology Software?

  • Computer: Desktop PC, Laptop PC, Notebook PC
  • Operating System: Windows 7, 8, 10, 11
  • Screen Resolution: 1366 x 768 pixels or higher
  • Processor Speed: 2.0 GHz or higher. It does not work on a Mac, or Windows 10s and 11s(These can only run applications from the Windows Store)

Q. Does Janus 6 work on Macs running Windows emulation software such as Crossover or Parallels?

A. Sorry, Janus 6 is incompatible with the various Windows emulation packages designed for the Mac.


Q. When I start Janus, the initial chart is cast for Auckland, New Zealand; how to I change this to my local place?

A. On the Main Screen, click Settings on the menu bar, then select General, and click the Next button to the Current Local Place settings panel. Type your Country or State in the Country/State field and make your selection, then type your city’s name in the City field and select it from the list. The next time you start Janus, the initial, chart will be cast for your local place.


Q. I am replacing my computer; how do I transfer my Janus 6 charts to my new computer?

A. First, use File Explorer to copy all the files in your c:\Program Files (x86)\Astrology House\Janus 6\Charts folder to a USB flash drive. Then plug the USB flash drive into your new computer. Then, use File Explorer to copy all the chart files from your USB flash drive to your c:\Program Files (x86)\Astrology House\Janus 6\Charts folder.


Q. How do I transfer Janus 5 charts from my old computer to Janus 6 on my new computer?

A. Firstly, on your old computer, you must copy all your Janus 5 chart files to a USB flash drive. The path to your Janus 5 charts will be typically c:\Program Files (x86)\Astrology House\Janus 5\Charts. Next, plug the USB flash drive into your new computer. Start Janus 6, and click File > Import Janus 5 charts from the main screen menu. At step 1, click Browse and select the folder on your USB flash drive where you copied your Janus 5 charts. In step 2, select the Janus 5 files you want to import the charts from. Then, at step 3, click Import the charts.

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File size: 145 MB
Filename: Install_Janus_6.0.exe
Type: Self-extracting installer file
  • Windows7, 8, 10, or 11
  • 1366×768 minimum screen
  • Processor Speed: 2.0 GHz or higher

It does not work on a Mac, or Windows 10s and 11s (these only can run applications from the Windows Store)

We hope you will enjoy using the program! Janus 6 Installation instructions. If you have issues downloading or complaints from your anti-virus software, please click on the following PDF for applicable instructions:

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When you click the Download Janus 6.0 button, you will see a progress box on the top right-hand corner of your browser window.

Click Open File to start the Janus program installer after the download.

If the progress box does not appear, please follow these instructions to install Janus:

  • Close your browser window.
  • Click File Explorer on your computer’s taskbar and select the Downloads folder.
  • Double-click the file called Install_Janus_6.0.exe to start the Janus installer.