Complete Design of Optical,
Illumination, and Laser Systems

Industry standard software that supports the end-to-end design process.

Automatically Improve
Design Performance

Improved optimization tools replace manual iterations
with fast set up and customizable constraints.

Ensure Manufacturability
and Production Efficiency

Incorporate manufacturing and assembly tolerances into
design constraints before you start the design process.

Minimize Design Errors
Reduce Prototyping Costs

The most accurate modeling tools available in a
single, seamless software platform for precise simulations.

With OpticStudio, anything is possible

OpticStudio is the industry-leading optical design software that combines complex physics and interactive visuals so you can analyze, simulate, and optimize optical systems all within tolerance specifications. Save time and money by creating a variety of optical, illumination, and laser systems with one software program. Design for manufacturability while you speed time to market and reduce development costs. 


 About OpticStudio    What's New


Endless design possibilities

OpticStudio has features and capabilities to design optical and illumination systems for a variety of applications, including:

Try OpticStudio Premium for free 

  • Explore OpticStudio's optical and illumination design features

  • Design using OpticStudio's optimization and tolerancing tools

  • Input and manipulate your own data

  • Access more than 100 sample files

 OpticStudio free trial   Buy it now


Expand your abilities with OpticStudio training 

Zemax offers a variety of instructor-led training courses taught by our internal team of optical engineers.  

Watch webinars to learn time-saving techniques

Zemax webinars include tutorials, introductions to new features, and tips to help you work more efficiently. Register to watch live, or download and watch a recorded webinar at your convenience. 


Find answers to your questions in our Knowledgebase

Our Knowledgebase includes hundreds of how-to articles to help you learn how to use an OpticStudio feature or troubleshoot a problem.