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LDS View Installer
LDS View Installer for Windows® Desktop/Laptop

To install LDS View (Desktop/Laptop Editions), download the LDS View Installer program below and follow the on screen instructions to download and install the software and required Gospel Library features. Updates and additional Gospel Library data modules are available using the "Check for Updates..." command under the "Help" menu in the software.

NOTE: The new 2013 edition of the English scriptures are not yet available with LDS View.
LDS View will notify you when these updates are available.

  1. Click HERE to begin downloading the LDS View Installer program - 2.36 MB (13 Nov 2012).
  2. Select "Run" when prompted and follow the on-screen instructions.
  3. If you are using Internet Explorer 9, check "Known Issues" below.
  4. If you are running LDS View on an HP Laptop, check "Known Issues" below.
  5. If you have any installation problems or comments, go to LDS View Support.

Known Issues:
  1. A serious bug in version 7.1.49 prevents updating the software through "Check for Updates". To update to version 7.1.50 (or later) from version 7.1.49, click on the link above to download the LDS View Installer program. When prompted to reinstall the software, select "Yes".
  2. HP SimplePass Identity Protection (by DigitalPersona) comes on many new HP laptop computers. It allows you to "securely access online accounts and passwords with the swipe of your finger over the fingerprint reader." However, it also interferes with the proper operation of LDS View (as well as many other programs, including Microsoft Office products) on 64-Bit Windows operating systems. Until HP fixes this, the following workarounds have been found:
    A. Uninstall HP SimplePass Identity Protection through Control Panel (Preferred method)
    OR
    B. Run LDS View as an administrator (Right click the LDS View icon -> Select "Run as administrator"). You can modify the properties of the LDS View shortcut to permanently enable Administrator mode (Right click the LDS View icon -> Select "Properties" -> Select "Advanced...").
  3. An error was discovered in version 7.1.47 where library modules may not install correctly. If you have noticed this, you will need to uninstall the program and reinstall using version 7.1.48 or later.
  4. If you use Internet Explorer 9 to download LDS View, you may see the warning message intended to protect users from possible malicious software.IE9warning
    To install LDS View
    a. Click on "Actions"
    b. Click on "More Options" below the two new options: (a) Don't run this program, and (b) Delete program.
    c. Click on "Run anyway" option.
Optional LDS View 32 and 64 bit downloads
The LDS View Installer program above automatically detects which version of LDS View to download to your computer. However, there may be times when you want to download a different version so that you can share it with a friend who may not have internet access.
  1. 32 bit version: Click HERE to begin downloading the LDS View 32 bit program - 31.5 MB (13 Nov 2012).
  2. 64 bit version: Click HERE to begin downloading the LDS View 64 bit program - 32.4 MB (13 Nov 2012).
  3. If the file is not found, go to LDS View Support to notify us so we can update this page.

Optional LDS View download for Linux (WINE)
The current LDS View installation program has some incompatibilities with WINE (Linux). Some users have said that LDS View 1.1 CD-ROM version did work with WINE. You are welcome to download the 682 MB ISO CD image of LDS View 1.1. In most cases you will need to burn the ISO file to a CD or DVD before you can use it.
  1. LDS View 1.1 version: Click HERE to begin downloading the LDS View 1.1 CD ISO image - 682 MB.