Lynx 5

Upgrade to Lynx 5 for FREE for a faster, smoother, simpler experience.

Cleverlynx has been given a complete visual and practical overhaul, resulting in Lynx 5 – an easy to use software with a sleek user interface.

Lynx 5 annotation and lesson planning software enables students to interact with content and collaborate in the classroom. Using Lynx 5, teachers can create imaginative lessons with content from a variety of sources. The newly designed user interface makes Lynx 5 easy to use, and the upgraded back-end changes gives a faster, smoother, simpler experience.

How do I upgrade?

Open Lynx Click Help Click Start to begin the update process Restart Lynx for the changes to take effect

Frequently Asked Questions


Please launch Lynx by right clicking the Lynx icon, then select 'Run as administrator' from the list.

When Lynx opens access the registration page via the Help menu. Enter any required info, then select OK.

Now when Lynx is launched using other user logins the registration page should not load. You only need to do this process once.

Lynx can be updated using the Lynx Launcher or by visiting the download page:

Please refer to the 'Lynx 5 MSI help files' available from the download site

Email validation is no longer require, please download and install the latest version of Lynx.

Lynx requires the Microsoft DirectX 9 runtime. Please install this software from Microsoft and then restart Lynx:

If Lynx is unable to find the correct Clipart folder, you should go into the Tools -> Options menu and clear the Clipart location. Restarting Lynx will cause it to perform another search for the Clipart.

Updates are now handled by the Lynx Launcher software. Install this application and you will have an easy way of keeping Lynx up to date.

Lynx stores a log file and crash reports within the users documents folder. These can help diagnose issues. Most of the time the problem is the antivirus software terminating the application. Lynx is testing to see if it has a network connection for the Web Search and registration and the antivirus kills the software.

Place an exclude folder within your antivirus software to ignore:

C:\Program Files\Lynx

If that does not help, open a support ticket and attach the log files found in:

Documents\My Lynx\logs

Drivers & Downloads

  1. Lynx How To Guide