Transform your optical product design.

Go from concept to sales in record time.

Streamline the workflow between optical and mechanical engineers.

Turn your optical and illumination system ideas into reality faster than ever. From aerospace to biomedical research and consumer electronics—companies are reducing costs and accelerating their time to market.


OpticStudio combines complex physics and interactive visuals so you can analyze, simulate, and optimize optics, lighting and illumination systems, and laser systems, all within tolerance specifications.


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Thousands of organizations use our software to develop cutting-edge optical products. Here’s what a few of them have to say.

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Global Surgical cuts product development time with Zemax Virtual Prototyping

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Global Surgical cuts product development time with Zemax Virtual Prototyping

Design and implementation of a new freeform surface based on Chebyshev polynomials

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Design and implementation of a new freeform surface based on Chebyshev polynomials

LensMechanix functionality and benefits

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LensMechanix functionality and benefits

Why choose Zemax Virtual Prototyping?

By harnessing the power of OpticStudio and LensMechanix, optical and mechanical engineers are able to work on the same design in their preferred environments, and can now see the impact of each other’s work directly because they are working on the same virtual prototype.

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Industry news and best practices

Using OpticStudio for biomedical imaging design

Using OpticStudio for biomedical imaging design
Biomedical optical imaging is one of the most relied-upon tools in healthcare for diagnosis and treatment of diseases.

Try the new Contrast Loss Map in OpticStudio

Try the new Contrast Loss Map in OpticStudio
The latest version of OpticStudio is now available on-premise and online. OpticStudio includes a new analysis feature, called Contrast Loss Map...

Zemax named a Top 25 Simulation Solution Provider

Zemax named a Top 25 Simulation Solution Provider
We’re proud to have been selected by APAC CIO Outlook as a Top 25 Simulation Solution Provider 2017.

See why more companies worldwide choose Zemax over any other.

All over the globe, fast-charging engineering teams have seen unprecedented success with our collaborative design system. What are you waiting for? Have your teams try OpticStudio and LensMechanix for free.