Engineer the future of optics.

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

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 best application for mechanical engineers to package optical systems in CAD software. It is available for SOLIDWORKS users, and we have introduced  an early adopter program for Creo users.

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

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

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

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

LensMechanix functionality and benefits

Webinar
LensMechanix functionality and benefits

Don’t just take our word for it.

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

Industry news and best practices

Optical and mechanical engineers: Join our session at Photonics West

Optical and mechanical engineers: Join our session at Photonics West
Are you an optical or mechanical engineer attending Photonics West this year?

Employee spotlight: 8 questions with Erin Elliott

Employee spotlight: 8 questions with Erin Elliott
This month, meet Optical Research and Prototyping Engineer Erin Elliott, a key member of the OpticStudio team, who says she’s a “kid in...

Who's afraid of freeform optics?

Who's afraid of freeform optics?
Join us for a webinar to learn about freeform optical design and manufacturing with Spectrum Scientific, Inc. (SSI).

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.