Engineer the future of optics.

Improve optical performance.
Shorten time to market.
Reduce costs.

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Zemax Virtual Prototyping

Turn your optical systems ideas into reality faster than ever with Zemax Virtual Prototyping—a software suite that accelerates optical product development. From aerospace and astronomy, to automotive, biomedical research, consumer electronics, and machine vision—companies are improving their optical product performance and reducing development costs at the same time.

IMPROVE OPTICAL
PERFORMANCE

SHORTEN
TIME TO MARKET

REDUCE COSTS
 

Streamline the workflow between optical and mechanical engineers.

By harnessing the power of OpticStudio and LensMechanix, optical and mechanical engineers can share complete design data and analyze optical performance in a virtual model, reducing design iterations and physical prototypes—saving time and money.


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.


LensMechanix 4.0 is the most powerful tool available for optomechanical design. Design mechanical structures around lenses and analyze the impact on optical performance with this SOLIDWORKS Certified Gold Partner add-in.

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Global Surgical cuts product development time in half with Zemax Virtual Prototyping

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Global Surgical cuts product development time in half 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

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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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See why more companies 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.