OpticStudio Current Version

Installation Instructions

The perpetual edition of OpticStudio is installed locally (on-premise). All prerequisite software and drivers are included with the OpticStudio installer.

  1. If you have a hardkey license, ensure it is not plugged into any USB port.  
  2. Download and install OpticStudio_17.

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Online Setup Instructions 

The OpticStudio Online Edition does not require any software installation. Your account will always have the current version of OpticStudio Premium installed. 

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Resource Files

License manager:

The Zemax License Manager: Zemax License Manager

Black hard key driver:

Black hard key driver cleanup utility:

  1. Removes all Safenet key drivers
  2. Take key out of USB port
  3. Run the correct utility for your version of windows
  4. Reboot

For soft keys:

Multi-User Network License Installations

If you are setting up the multi-user network licensed version of OpticStudio please refer to the knowledge base article: How to Install the Network License Version of OpticStudio. OpticStudio multi-user network licenses are available via a softkey.

The Zemax License Manager is used to install the network licensing software on the server machine.