To download the installer, please click on the following link:

and then click on Save or Run.

Run the installer and follow the instructions on the screen.

Please click Yes when asked:

When the installation is complete, double-click the IT9 Pro icon on your desktop:

The dialog will pop up, allowing you to request a free trial activation code.

If you used a previous Instant Text version on the current computer, the dialog will allow you to migrate your settings and glossaries.

To run IT9 Pro it needs to be activated on the current computer.

If it is not yet activated, the Activate Instant Text 9 Pro dialog will pop up automatically when you start IT9 Pro, allowing you to request an activation code:

Activate Instant Text 9 Pro


After a subscription renewal, you may want to request a new activation code before the expiration of the current subscription. You can do so by clicking:

Windows Start Menu → All Apps → Textware → Activate Instant 9 Text Pro

Requesting an activation code:

To request a free trial,
please click on the 1st link.

Fill-in your:

  • name
  • email
and then click OK.

If you have a subscription,
please click on the 2nd link.

Fill-in your:

  • name
  • email
  • serial number
and then click OK.

You should receive an email with your activation code within 24 hours.

If you do not receive it within that time, your email server or anti-spam software is probably blocking our message. Please make sure you can accept emails from

Having received your activation code, you can now activate the program:

Double-click on the IT9 Pro icon on your desktop. The Activate Instant Text 9 Pro dialog pops up:

Copy and paste the activation code from your email and click OK.

Instant Text 9 should now start when you double-click the IT9 Pro icon:

You are now in Business! :-)

Unless you have a previous Instant Text version installed on your computer, you may skip this section.

If you have installed ITV Pro, IT7 Pro or IT8 Pro on the current computer, the Instant Text Migration dialog will popup and propose to migrate your settings and glossaries:

Click on OK and all your settings of the previous Instant Text installation will be copied over to IT9 Pro.

All your existing glossaries (.glo) will be copied to the InstantTextEXP\Glossary folder and then converted to the new XML format (.xglo).


Any former Instant Text installation stays intact.

Instant Text 9 is installed in a completely separate folder called InstantTextEXP and leaves the InstText or InstantTextWNP folders of previous versions unchanged.

It is easy to return to a former version if you wish to.