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Found 9 file extension associations related to Lightwright and 9 file formats developed specifically for use with Lightwright.

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Developer: John McKernon Software

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Lightwright

Developer / company: John McKernon Software

Lightwright is a unique cross between a spreadsheet and a database, designed specifically to manage professional lighting design paperwork.

Lightwright understands what designers and electricians do with their paperwork. It knows that dimmers and circuits shouldn't be overloaded, that striplights have more than one color, that color scrollers have a whole series of colors and need a control channel, and that some lights don't use color at all!

Lightwright knows that you might need to change all of the R-33 in the sidelights to L-110 and it lets you make changes like these in ways that are blindingly fast, simple, and designed to fit the way you work instead of the way computers work.

It can find mistakes, compare two sets of paperwork, figure your circuit and dimmer needs, automatically renumber a pipe, renumber or rearrange your channels and dimmers, or even assign dimmers automatically based on your channels. You can enter text almost any way you want and use footnotes and ditto marks to cut down on typing and wasted paper.

It includes professional-standard focus charts, including sketches, imported photos or graphics, designer location, shutter cuts, beam edge and orientation, and other notes.

Lightwright knows you have work to do, so it includes a fully integrated work notes database, which can include notes that apply to specific lights or general notes that refer to channels, dimmers, or notes that refer to nothing in particular at all (such as "Where shall we have dinner?").

Lightwright has been the industry standard used by both designers and electricians around the world for over 20 years, and it won the Lighting Dimensions International Software Product of the Year award in both 1998 and 2003. In 2004, it was honored with an Eddy Award.

Lightwright was written by John McKernon, a professional designer and an associate designer to Ken Billington. Speed and accuracy are critical to professionals and the theatres they work in, so Lightwright's emphasis is on making changes quickly and easily while helping you spot potential errors with a minimum of effort. It is used every day on Broadway, in major and minor opera houses, ballet companies, regional theatres, community theatres, and universities. In the United States, Canada, England, France, Italy, Germany, Sweden, Spain, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, and Asia.

In this case it's literally true: The sun is always shining on someone using Lightwright.

Lightwright is available in versions for Windows, Mac OS X and iPod.

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Lightwright works with the following file extensions:

Note: You can click on any file extension link from the list below, to view its detailed information. The list of extensions used or otherwise associated with the application may not be complete, because many common file extensions on our website, such as jpg (pictures) or txt (text files), can be opened by a large number of applications, or are too general file format. However most, if not all directly associated file extensions should be listed with its appropriate program. Although its likely, that some file extensions may be missing from the list of associated file extensions with the application, yet they can be opened, be part of, or otherwise be associated with the program.

Lightwright default file extension associations

lw2 file icon.lw2lw3 file icon.lw3lw4 file icon.lw4lw5 file icon.lw5lwa file icon.lwalwl file icon.lwllwp file icon.lwplwt file icon.lwtlwx file icon.lwx

Comparison table of actions that Lightwright can perform with each of its associated file type beta

This table might not contain all possible associated or supported file types or may contain incorrect data.
If you need more information please contact the developers of Lightwright (John McKernon Software), or check out their product website.

File type \ Action

Open

Save

Edit

View

Play

Convert

Create

Record

Import

Export

Burn

Extract

Recover

Backup

Print

Settings

Other

lw2

----------------Yes

lw3

----------------Yes

lw4

----------------Yes

lw5

----------------Yes

lwa

----------------Yes

lwl

------Yes--------Yes-

lwp

----------------Yes

lwt

----------------Yes

lwx

YesYesYes---Yes----------

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