NJStar Japanese WP FAQ

NJStar WP for MacOS will not work after upgrade to MacOS v10.15 Catalina

After upgraded to v10.15 Catalina, NJStar Chinese/Japanese WP for Mac will not work. In fact, all the Wine based Apps on MacOS v10.15 will not work

There is a major change in MacOS v10.15 Catalina that it removes the support for all 32 bit apps. This situation can not be solved until upstream Wine developers has found a solution in the future.

Currently, in order to to use NJStar WP, one can only


1. Downgrade MacOS to previous version (v10.14), or

2. Use Windows 10.

How to download NJStar Chinese/Japanese WP for Apple macOS v10.12 Sierra or Newer

Because Apple Mac Sierra has increased the security measures for internet downloaded files, Please follow the steps to download NJStar Chinese/Japanese WP for macOS Sierra v10.12+.

  1. Download the NJStar Chinese WP or NJStar Japanese WP for Apple Mac.
    After downloading is finished, Mac will automatically extract NJStar WP from the zip file into Mac's Download folder.
  2. Please move/drag the "NJStar WP" icon to another folder, such as ~/Desktop or ~/Applications (this is IMPORTANT for macOS v10.12+ Sierra)
  3. Please RIGHT click the "NJStar WP" icon and then select 'Open' to run (for the first time only).

That is it! Once the above steps are done, you can run NJStar WP in the future normally by clicking on the NJStar icon.

What is the differences between NJStar Communicator and NJStar Word Processor?

Although you can use NJStar Communicator to input Chinese, Japanese and Korean (CJK) text. it is not intend to be a complete solution for CJK word processing.

NJStar Communicator is designed to allow you to make ad hoc CJK input, such as into web search engine and short email messaging etc. It has no CJK true type fonts included. Nor has it got dictionary functions as NJStar word processors.

How to Install NJStar Chinese/Japanese WP on Apple Mac OSX

Download the NJStar WP trial version for Max OSX

Click the link below to start download on Mac OSX

  Download NJStar Chinese WP for Mac 
  Download NJStar Japanese WP for Mac
After the downloading is finished, your will find a red NJStar Chinese/Japanese WP App icon in your Mac's Download folder. You can click this icon to start NJStar WP. You may also move this icon to your desktop or Applications folder later.

If your Mac has the highest security settings, you may get an error message saying that "NJStar WP can't be opened because it was not downloaded from the Mac App Store". In this case, you can right click on the NJStar App icon and select 'Open' from popup menu.