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Windows 8 support 

Peranso 2.51 features full Windows 8  compatibility.


Windows 7 support 

Peranso 2.40 features full Windows Vista and Windows 7 (32/64 bit)  compatibility, next to several other improvements. Read more.


Transit AoV 

Peranso 2.11 comprises the Planetary Transit AoV method, a brand new and very efficient method to search for planetary transits in stellar light curves, invented by A. Schwarzenberg-Czerny. 


 Peranso 2.10 

Peranso 2.10 features the Phase Binned AoV (Analysis of Variance) period analysis method, designed by A. Schwarzenberg-Czerny. This method is commonly used by professional astronomers on a wide variety of variable stars.

FALC method 

Peranso 2.0 boosts many new product features and greatly enhances existing functions. Asteroid light curve work got a strong focus, through (1) the addition of Dr. Alan Harris' [JPL] famous Fourier Analysis method, (2) the ability to plot and use magnitude error bars in period analysis routines, (3) the ability to set the base time for period calculations in hours (instead of days, which is more common for variable star research).
Read more about the new functions in Peranso 2.0.


Peranso 1.37 features the EASolver method (Wils) for period determination of eclipsing Algol-type (EA) binaries.  

Exoplanet transits

Peranso 1.33 features the EEBLS method (Kovacs, 2002). This is a box-fitting algorithm  to search for exoplanet transits in survey data.





Peranso offers a complete set of powerful light curve and period analysis functions to work with large, multi-night astronomical data sets, collected by a variety of observers.  It is equally performant for the individual observer, who is interested in analysing his observations of one or more nights. 

Substantial attention has been given to ease-of-use and data accuracy, making Peranso the most productive period or time series analysis software on the market. Peranso lets you take control of your data analysis. Forget intimidating manuals and complex commands - powerful light curve and period analysis capabilities are now within your reach. Click here for an overview of Peranso's product features. 


Peranso supports a wide variety of window types to analyse time series data 
and to present period analysis results.  



Current release

We are shipping Peranso 2.51 
Download instructions (including a trial version) are available here. Check the Revision History to learn about the new features in this release. Registration is required to activate Peranso for use on your personal computer. Peranso is distributed as shareware.


User manual  

Before downloading the software, you might want to take a look at the extensive Peranso 2.0 User Manual, available as a PDF document, and as online help. Completely renewed, up-to-date, 190+ pages, with more than 100 illustrations. Convince yourself of the power of Peranso !


Peranso on Apple Macintosh and Linux  

Although Peranso has been developed as a Microsoft Windows product, several end users are running Peranso successfully on other operating systems too, using appropriate Windows emulation software (also called desktop virtualization software) :

4 On Apple Macintosh computers, we advise to use Parallels Desktop For Mac or the WINE emulator (free of charge), which delivers very good performance in combination with Peranso.

4 On Linux systems, we advise VMWare Player (free of charge) or the WINE emulator (free of charge), which has been reported to run Peranso flawlessly on Ubuntu.

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Further literature

For an excellent introduction to time-series analysis, presenting many useful examples, we refer to an on-line presentation by Dr. Matthew Templeton (AAVSO). For further information about Peranso, please contact us at peranso@cbabelgium.com 



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