Welcome to LightWayText!

'LightWayText for Mac' is
now on release too!

If you often share documents between a Mac and a PC,
put LightWayText in
both for convenience.
Just one LightWayText license will cover
both versions.

Mac version :

LightWayText 4.5.1E

iText Express & Pro

iText Pad for iPhone/ iPod touch/ iPad

There are also French version for Mac,
Italian version for Mac, and
German version for Mac, too!

French version :

LightWayText 4.5.1Fr

Italian version :

LightWayText 4.5.1It

German version :

LightWayText 4.5.1De

We will release the next version soon !


Purchase Now !

If you need more information about LightWayText, please email us at lightway@me.com.

We will be more than happy to provide you
some more improved versions
and information from time to time!

LightWayText for Windows - Ver: 4.5
Written by: Michiaki Yamashita
702, Otsuka 3-9-6, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, Japan.

Screen Shot

What was upgraded?
Release Date: 08/21/2009
Release Status:
Major Update
File Size: 2,153k  -  2.0MB Type: Shareware
Cost: $ 25


LightWayText is a hybrid, reliable, and powerful text editor for multilingual word processing, having lots of nice features and great stability. It offers high speed and expansibility, mighty efficient, yet reliable. LightWayText has the 'cross-platform' feature, and is available for any Mac and PC, with just one license. You will get an attractive program that is functional and intuitive; just like your favorites should be.

LightWayText is extremely popular product in Japan, and has a wide range of uses from programming to a variety of writing works. Usable with every country's language including English, French, Italian, German and Russian. Besides, making it possible to enter 2-bytes languages such as Japanese etc.. There are many ways to improve the appearance of a document; besides multi-styles, the ability to paste in pictures or JPEG, to create spreadsheet-like tables, and to set columns, tables, and bookmarks. Supports importing and exporting Rich Text Format (RTF) files, and has a spell checker. LightWayText also possesses many Customization and Macros, and usable with both Mac and PC. Both are 'cross-platform', completely compatible with each other.

What is particularly amazing of LightWayText is its speed. LightWayText is engineered to be fast and secure. It opens even big files exceedingly faster, and scrolls rapidly. You will be sure to find LightWayText attractive; it is beautifully functional, yet light like its name.

Even a beginner can use it intuitively and easily. You will certainly find that LightWayText is convenient to use and follows those other easy to use your favourites!! Just perfect for anyone seeking a totally reasonable, faster, yet reliable writing tool which covers many features you expect, also available for any Mac and PC !

There is also 'LightWayText for Mac' which is completely compatible with the Windows version. 'LightWayText French for Mac', 'LightWayText Italian for Mac', and 'LightWayText German for Mac' are on release too. Just one LightWayText license will cover all versions.

Contact Info:

General Email: lightway@me.com

Support Email: lightway@me.com

Sales Email: lightway@me.com

Order Online: https://order.kagi.com/cgi-bin/r1.cgi?R9X&&lang=en

Download URLs:
Windows95 onwards : http://www.jp-lightway.com/download/Lightwaytext45e_win.zip

Get it from CNET Download.com!

Supported Operating Systems: MAC 68k,Mac PPC, Mac OS-X , and any Windows95 onwards
System Requirements:
Any Windows OS from 95 onwards, including Windows XP, Vista, and 7.
Install Support: Install and Uninstall