LXFree for Java

LXFree for Java is an application for drawing light plots and generating paperwork. LXFree for Java combines drawing a light plot with editing information attached to graphic objects in the drawing. LXFree for Java produces reports by linking the graphics, attached data, and additional databases related to the properties of these objects.

LXFree for Java is still being developed and tested. Please help by providing feedback on problems encountered using LXFree for Java.

LXFree for Java is currently available for Windows and Linux (Ubuntu) with Oracle Java(tm) 1.7 or later installed. LXFree for Java may also work with other versions of Linux or operating systems that support Java.

LXFree for Java v1.2 and later includes extended features. Go to View->Options and click "Manage Extended Features" to enable these additional functions. Currently, LXFree for Java does not require an additional license for these features.

The latest version of LXFree for Java is v2.0.0 (11906.1).


Java(tm) is a programming language and software platform that allows the same application to run on different operating systems that was originally created by Sun Microsystems. Java is a trademark of Oracle Corporation and/or its affiliates.

LXFree for Java uses the same LXFoundation technology as LXFree running on Macintosh OS-X but, it is a separate application.

LXFree for Java reads and saves ".lxxplot" files. There are some considerations when moving a file to and from LXFree and LXFree for Java. For compatability across operating systems, imported graphics are stored in JPEG or PNG format in lxxplot files. Fonts vary across operating systems and may change when moving a file from one to another.

LXFree for Java on Windows stores report templates, color library and key files in the user's C:\Documents and Settings\user name\Application Data\LXSeries4Windows\LXFree for Java directory. You can use color library and key files created for LXFree with LXFree for Java.

LXFree for Java on Linux stores report templates and color library and key files are stored in the user's folder in a .lxseries4linux directory. You can use color library and key files created for LXFree with LXFree for Java.