Astrology House

Janus 5 Software


These are some of our most frequently asked questions relating to Janus software.
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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: 1024 x 768 pixels or higher
  • Processor Speed: 2.0 GHz or higher

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

Q. Does Janus 5 work on Macs running Windows emulation software such as Crossover or Parallels?

 A. Sorry, Janus 5 is not compatible 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 5 charts to my new computer?

 A. First, use File Explorer to copy all the files in your c:\Program Files (x86)\Astrology House\Janus 5\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 5\Charts folder.


Q. How do I transfer Janus 4 charts from my old computer to Janus 5 on my new computer?

 A. Firstly, on your old computer, you will need to copy all your Janus 4 chart files (the files that end with the file extension .chb to a USB flash drive. The path to your Janus 4 charts will be typically c:\Program Files\Janus4 or c:\Program Files (x86)\Janus4. Next, plug the USB flash drive into your new computer. Start Janus 5, and from the main screen menu, click File > Import Janus 4 charts. At step 1, click Browse and select the folder on your USB flash drive where you copied your Janus 4 charts. At step 2, select the Janus 4 files you want to import the charts from. Then at step 3, click Import the charts.