Astrology Software GERMES 2.38 for Windows
GERMES is designed to perform astrological calculations and express analysis of the results. For professional astrologers, the software provides a flexible and easily customizable tool for solving the most various astrological tasks, such as rectification, long-term and short-term forecasting, analysis of the natal chart.
- The CPU with a clock speed of 1 GHz and higher
- 1Gb and higher RAM
- Operating system: Windows Vista with Service Pack 2 or higher, Windows 7 with Service Pack 1 or higher, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10
- Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 or higher
- Available hard disk space from 20MB
- A widescreen monitor is recommended (but not required)
- Lite version is a free shareware version for astrologer-amateurs. Download Restrictions: no ability to work with forecast charts (progressions, directions, returns) excepts transits and custom types of charts. Disabled rectification by the first marriage. There is no possibility of output to the printer. Everything else corresponds to the full version.
- Full version without limits. It is necessary to purchase a license.
- Version 1.87 for MS DOS (available in Russian interface only) - freeware, full-featured version. More information here.
Comparison with DOS-version
Compared with the DOS-version, the program was completely rewritten from scratch. Most of the functionality was saved, something else in the development plans. Most of the text interpretation modules have been moved to the new version. The Cities database and amendments to the time change has been completely revised and refined. Also added a lot of new interesting features that previously did not allowed due to limitations of the software platform.
- Calculation of all major types of astrological charts, including direct and reverse transits, progressions, directions, returns, harmonics, composites, relocations, horars, and others.
- Ability to choose custom forecast methods, create custom types of progressions, directions, returns, etc.
- The database of coordinates more than 146 thousand cities around the world with a history of changing time zones. The most accurate and a verified history of changing the time zones in Russia, Ukraine and Belarus since the beginning of the 20th century.
- Accurate coordinates calculation of planets, asteroids, fictitious planets, nodes and fixed stars.
- Calculation of different age progressions, midpoints, equatorial Ascendant, Vertex, Co-Ascendant and Polar Ascendant
- The ability to determine custom fictitious objects, asteroids, lots, midpoints and showing them on a chart
- Standard and custom sets of Lots with import/export options
- Calculation of planetary periods and time lords for various systems: Firdaria (classical, according to Zoller, Chaldean), Minor Firdaria, Decennials, Zodiacal Releasing (Aphesis)
- Tropical, draconic and arbitrary number of sidereal zodiacs with a variable set of ayanamsas.
- Work in 3 systems of celestial coordinates: ecliptic, equatorial and mundane (houses).
- Various house systems: Placidus, Koh, Equal from ASC, Equal from MC, Sign-house, Porphyry, Meridian (Zariel), Regiomontanus, Campanus, Morinus, Topocentric, Alchabitius, Earth houses (Vitte), Solar houses (Vitte), Lunar houses (Vitte), Draconic houses (Vitte), Brahmagupta (Jamaspa), Medical (ASHA), Equal Asc = Sun, Equal to Equatorial Asc, Equal Dcs = Vertex, Wave (according to E.Shu), Horizontal (Zenith)
- The possibility of calculating houses with a correction for nonsphericity of the Earth, as well as coordinates in the topocentric system
- Express chart analysis, calculation of planet hours, tattvas, solar and lunar days, sunrises, sunsets and culmination of planets and stars.
- Customizable calculation of Dignities and Debilities of planets, and Avestian school aphetics.
- Various rulership systems for signs, houses, triplicities, terms, decans, degrees.
- A large set of interpretation texts, interpretation of the degrees of the zodiac and houses, interpretation of a whole chart, and each element separately. Display tooltips on the chart screen for planets, cusps of houses, zodiac signs, fixed stars.
- The ability to automatically select interpretation texts, aspect sets and point sets, depending on the type of chart.
- Advanced calculation of aspects, convergent and divergent aspects with the possibility of specifying different values of orbs, dexter and sinister aspects. Evaluation of the time of the exact, the ability to sort aspects by the time of their occurrence. Calculation of the Moon Leave.
- Calculation of antiscia, contra-antiscia, parallels and contraparallels in latitude and in declination.
- Aspectar: calculating the exact time of the onset of interplanetary aspects, aspects to the selected chart using any available forecasting method, as well as ingression of objects into zodiacal signs, moments of change of movement from direct to retrograde and vice versa, moments of change of declination and latitude, etc. with a convenient conclusion in the tabular form and showing on the astrological chart. Ability to calculate a chart at any time from the table. Including the calculation of the time for aspects of transit houses cusps. The possibility of calculating the time of beginning and ending of the aspect, taking into account the orbs, calculating the moments of entry and exit from the retrograde loop (retrograde shadow). Displaying aspects and events on the Time Chart.
- Calendar of Sun and Moon rise and set, solar and lunar days, transitions to the signs of the zodiac, moon phases (taking into account eclipses).
- Moon Void of Course calendar for a period, with customizable calculation criteria.
- Calendar of planetary hours and tattvas for the period.
- Manual and semi-automatic time shift for the chart with automatic recalculation of all derived charts.
- The ability to copy data from any table to the clipboard in tabular form, with the subsequent insertion into Excel, Word or other applications. Save tabular data in CSV and HTML format.
- The possibility of thematic event analysis of the chart (filtering of elements or aspected points on the basis of relation to certain houses).
- Number of "Live" realtime predictive charts - always relevant for the current time.
- Automated rectification by the First Marriage event and by the Pre-Natal Epoch (Trutina Hermetis), with the possibility of setting parameters.
- Rodden Rating of trust to the source data of Natal charts.
- TTF Font to display astrological symbols in high resolution.
- Import of chart data databases from the DOS-version of GERMES, Zet, Uranus, JigSaw DAT, Quick*Charts, Almagest, Astro Data Bank (web-version) xml
- Export chart data databases to DOS-version GERMES, Zet, JigSaw, Quick*Charts
- Copy a picture of the chart to the clipboard.
- A large number of settings for your own astrological preferences, the ability to save settings in configuration files.
- Interface in English, Russian, Ukrainian, German and Chinese (simplified).