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Visma Performit Player is a software used to read .how2-files - mainly used for on-screen user guides.


Standard version

Install directly (exe-file for Windows)
Download zip file (for Windows)


Server Version

Use this version when upgrades needs to be conducted manually by a system administrator. 

Server version download page


Installation guide

  • Performit Player should be installed on the machine/system/desktop where the user needs to open Visma Performit Guides. 
  • When installed, Performit Player will display guides when a .how2-file or a link to a .how2-file is opened.
  • If windows ask if a .how2-file shold be opened or saved, the user must choose Open. (The best option is to choose to always open how2-files). 


Test if installation is succesful

Performit Player is correctly installed if you are able to download and open this file with Performit Player.


A flexible player for on-screen user guides.

Visma Performit Player is a software used to read files with extension .how2. When opening .how2-files, the player will display content produced with Visma Performit Guide Designer.

The guide designer is a tool for producing on-screen user guides, including screenshots, focus arrows and complementing text describing processes in any software application.

Visma Performit Player is configured by the .how2-file. The configuration includes what content to display, and adaptation to chosen application windows.

Numerous other configurations are possible to match the application described in the user guides.