Win*Star Express Features List

Win*Star Express makes creating and interpreting astrological charts simple.
Click on the thumbnail to pop-up a full size screen shot sample of the particular tool.

Wheel Size
Single Wheel Single Standard House Wheel

A Single Wheel is used to display a single chart. It can be in any of the four available wheel styles.

Pop-up onscreen interpretations are helpful to both novice and professional astrologers. You can turn this option off when you don't need it.

You can choose from four chart sytles: House, Unequal, European, or Aries.

BiWheel BiWheel Standard House Wheel

The Bi-Wheel works well to show transits, progressions, or directions around a natal chart. You may also use a bi-wheel to display two natal charts and use the swap button to see how one person's houses fall into another person's chart. Then flip back and forth having each chart be the inner wheel.

Win*Star Express lets you do instant transits, progression or returns. Synastry charts are a snap too!

TriWheel TriWheel Standard House Wheel

This is the basic
comparison chart. Houses are set by innermost chart. Good for three-person synastry. Use inner ring for natal, outer ring for transits, middle ring for progressions, solar return, lunar return, etc.

Win*Star Express lets you choose from four popular chart sytles: House, Unequal, European and Aries.

QuadWheel QuadWheel Standard House Wheel

This is a four-ring comparison chart. Houses are set by innermost chart. Good for four-chart comparison.

Win*Star's Express chart management lets you move a selected chart to any position on a wheel.

Wheel Style
Standard House Wheel Standard House Wheel

This wheel is divided into 12 equal house sections. This is an idealized wheel since carefully calculated house divisions are not exactly 30 degrees wide, but instead depend upon the time of year, the time of day, and the longitude and latitude of the location of the chart. Aspects are not shown in the center of the equal houses wheel since they would be distorted.

Unequal House Wheel Unequal House Wheel

This house-cusp wheel has unequal houses and shows the true size of the houses of the chart; you can see each house's proportionate part of the whole wheel. The Unequal Wheel is used for aspects to each of the planets and to show all the like aspects.

Center aspect lines can be turned on and off.

European Wheel European Wheel

This is a Zodiac wheel. The middle of the rising sign is at the left. Aspect lines can be drawn in the center, house cusps are indicated on the outside. In this very colorful wheel, the houses are drawn through the signs. This wheel is suitable for Planet and aspect pattern viewing.

Aries Wheel Aries Wheel

This is an open chart form with Aries on the ascendant. It is suitable for heliocentric or sun-centered charts or any chart that is place independent. No house cusps and the circle of signs go from Aries to Pisces. It also works for people who have no idea of the time they were born.


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Center Aspects Center Aspects

This feature toggles (on/off) the aspect lines in the center of the wheel.

Swap Chart Swap Chart

When working with biwheels, Tri-Wheels, and Quad-Wheels, this feature exchanges the inner and second wheel positions - i.e., the chart displayed in the inner portion of the wheel is moved to the next (outer) ring and the one displayed in the second ring (the outer ring in a biwheel) moves to the center of the chart.

Heliocentric Chart Heliocentric Chart

The heliocentric chart shows the Zodiac from the vantage point of the Sun. Notice that the Earth is present in this view although the Moon is not. The Aries wheel style is used with a heliocentric chart.

Astro*Clock Astro*Clock

The Astro*Clock displays the current date and time (from the computer date and time). This is a great way to see the positions of the planets right now as they move in their orbits through the zodiac. These positions change as frequently as you select (from every second to every 15 minutes), as the planets continue in their orbits.

Aspect Window Aspect Window

This exclusive feature lets you view relationships within your charts in a wonderfully graphic manner. You can examine the aspects made by the planets and sort them in five different ways. Click an individual aspect in the list to see it diagrammed on the Natal chart.

Date Control Window Date Control Window

The Date Control is useful for looking at planet positions on secondary chart types (transit, progression, solar arc, etc). You may want to see the planet positions for a particular date and time.

Time*Scan Window Time*Scan Window

Time Scan lets you view periods up to twenty-one years in three-day increments. You can view them as a scan or list. Both methods offer detailed pop-up interpretations.

Chart Data Window Chart Data Window

The Chart Data area shows you astrological information about the current chart. This includes planet positions and times, elemental balances, lunar information, aspects sorted by various criteria, rulerships, midpoint information, chart patterns and their meanings, Lily Strengths, and Jones chart types.


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Extra Features
PDF Output PDF Files

You can make a PDF file of the currently displayed chart, Data Views, and interpretations for easy viewing, printing,
and e-mailing.

Over 170 New Chart Forms Chart Forms

You can choose from 170 different chart forms and styles, including Horary and Local Space charts, using the menu File/Select PDF Wheel. Just click a wheel from the list to see a thumbnail and description, then click ok to output it directly to a PDF.

Arabic Parts Arabic Parts

An Arabic Part is a significant point on the ecliptic whose position is derived from a combination of other significant points or planets. Click a Part in the list to see a location marker
on the chart.

Around the Wheel Around the Wheel

This tool allows you to see at a glance when a planet will make a conjunction aspect to another Planet or House Cusp as it is moving Around the Chart Wheel; it gives you three methods of moving the planet around the wheel: Transit, Progression, or
Solar Arc Direction.

Planetary Hours Around the Wheel

Some astrology methods use planetary hours for the timing of actions. If a planet is making a favorable aspect, the action in question should be taken at that planet's hour.

Lunations Lunations

You can chart and navigate through the Previous and Next Lunation Cycles and Eclipses, including: New Moon, Full Moon, New or Full Moon, Solar Eclipse,
Lunar Eclipse, or
Any Eclipse.

Midpoints Midpoints

A midpoint is the zodiacal longitude exactly midway between two points. You can sort the midpoints by planet or by position on the wheel. Click a midpoint on the list and will be shown on the chart. You can save the midpoint list to PDF file by clicking the PDF icon.

Chart Patterns Interpreted Chart Patterns Interpreted

The Chart Patterns and Elemental Balances data displays give you more information when you click and hold down the left mouse button. In many of the data displays, a right mouse click lets you select options such as which planets or aspect set to use when calculating the data.

A.T. Mann's Lifetime Arcs A.T. Mann's Lifetime Arcs

Life Time Arcs shows a list of logarithmically determined dates from conception to the default age of 99 years. It is based on New Vision Astrology, an astrology method developed in 1972 by A.T. Mann.

TransNeptunian TransNeptunian Planets

Win*Star Express now offers interpretation for the TransNeptunian planets, written by Arlene Kramer. You can pop up the interpretations on the chart, or you can create a PDF report.

Planets on Angles, or Rising Charts Planets on Angles, or Rising Charts

Win*Star Express will now allow you to put a specified planet on the important chart angles – the Asc, MC, IC, and Dsc – on any Transit Chart. Click the down arrow to choose the planet. Click the chart angle to plot that planet is on the angle in your Transit Chart.

Coordinate Conversion Coordinate Conversion

Convert Hours, Minutes, and Seconds to Geographical Latitude and Longitude.


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Chart Browser Chart Browser

Quickly access and manage your saved charts from here. Change their positions within a wheel with a single click.
The Chart Browser window lists the saved .qck charts from the selected QuickFile. Highlight any listed chart to display that chart in the chosen wheel size and wheel style. You can add and delete to your QuickFile lists using this screen. The 1,2,3,4 buttons refer to the wheel position within a chart wheel.

Selecting Planets Selecting Planets

You can select the planets and aspects you want to display in each of the four charts. Sometimes you may want to see sensitive points on a chart, such as the Midheaven, Ascendant, Part of Fortune, etc., but do not want to complicate the chart with aspects to these points.

The ability to selectively turn on and off planets and aspects can be useful as a teaching tool, or to focus the chart around a particular theme.

Inrterpretation Window Inrterpretation Window

A powerful tool to help you correctly interpret your charts.

The Interpretation dialog references the displayed chart, providing button-access to natal, transit, aspect, and planet-in-house/sign interpretations. Interpretations are identical to those available by right-clicking glyphs in the chart.

Win*Writer Express Reports Module Win*Writer Express Reports Module

This button will access the Win*Writer Express Personal reports-writing module. Win*Writer Express produces full-length reports designed for personal (family & friends) use.

**Win*Writer Express Reports purchased separately.**
Click here to learn more about Win*Writer Express.


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