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Conquer the Glaze Dragon With INSIGHT Glaze Chemistry Software
The PDF Manual.
Modified: November 19, 2016
Right-click here to download it.

Desktop Insight is now free!

Download it from the Files panel in your account (it costs $15 for 6 months access). Current downloads only include the program file, starter recipe, materials, overrides data is built in. It functions as level 2, without need of a key. No features have been removed. It will never expire.

Do you really need Desktop Insight now that Insight-live is here?

No. Insight-live has a much broader scope and is far superior, it is the future (it still does the chemistry but is much more about data and access-from-anywhere). We still support desktop Insight for users who need to convert data for import to insight-live or who must work off-line.

Learning Desktop INSIGHT

Click the manual above. Or visit the Help Web App (phone and tablet friendly complete help system for all our products). Our Video Tutorials has a section on desktop Insight. There are videos on how to formulate, fix and adjust glazes at the same time.

Desktop Insight is About Glaze Chemistry

Insight FAQ, Why choose Insight over other desktop products?

There is a direct relationship between the way ceramic glazes fire and their chemistry. Insight is a calculation tool anyone can use to learn and harness the power of glaze chemistry.

Without glaze chemistry you'll never really have control and you could be a slave to your suppliers or the trafficing in recipes that never work.

A desktop application for Windows, Linux, Macintosh that you download and install.

Insight was first released in 1979 and has been used world wide since. It is an excellent teaching tool for demonstrating the principles of formula/analysis/unity, limit formulas, LOI, and material-oxide relationships.

Overwhelmed by glaze chemistry? Try starting here.

What People Have Said

"I have Insight up and running. I am a believer. Have spent many wasted hours fiddling with recipes (and coming up short!)."

"Hi Tony, I just would like to thank you for this wonderful program you have developed. It is such a great tool. I am going to try Insight live."

"I was delighted to read your brilliant book, fantastic. I mean I've had to teach glaze calc in past, and I've never seen it written so clearly and easy for me to understand. I mean it was a delight to read your way of putting it together, super. You are marvelous...keep up the good work, what a guy!"

"I will say this Tony, you sure packed alot of knowledge into your software. I have only just begun investigating glaze formulation. I am looking forward to getting a better understanding of what's going on an to demystify the process. I fixed cars for 30 years so I find it a challenge to problem solve. During your instruction videos I was astonished about all the possibilities. "

"I got my first computer because of INSIGHT. It has changed my life after 30 years in ceramics and teaching."

"I like the new layout. It shows you're listening and working hard with the product you offer. Thanks for the great program."

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