Version 1.0, Genesis, is now available. 

OPTICAL DESIGN SOFTWARE

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Q & A

Optical Design software provides an optical designer with a set of tools to evaluate and test the performance of an optical system or apparatus. 

  • Zemax 
  • 3DOptix
  • Synopsys 
  • Lumerical
  • Comsol
  • Lambda Research Corporation
  • Reduced trial and error process 
  • Save time and money in optical apparatus developments
  • Increases productivity
  • Higher Optical design quality
  • Reuse and easily change existing Optical designs
  • Simplified in Sharing designs
  • Optical simulation solves real-world problems quickly, safely, and efficiently. The simulation provides an important method to analyze complex optical systems and save time and money when one moves to the implementation phase.
  • Yes.  3DOptix has free online optical design software. One  can access the tool at www.3doptix.com
  • Yes.  3DOptix has free online cloud-based optical design software. One can access the tool at www.3doptix.com
  • Go to www.3doptix.com, and Press the “Get Started” button on the website. Comlete the registration process and start your optical desgin.
  • Build an optical setup
  • Use off-the-shelf Optical elements or create customized ones
  • Import any CAD file
  • Use the 3DOptix off-the-shelf optomechanical directory or import any customized CAD part
  • Run Geometrical/Ray tracing optics simulation
  • Analyze the design with the 3DOptix analysis portal
  • Print and Share the design
  • An Amazing 2D sketch creation tool
  • Compare Pricing

Comparison 

Free

Online, Cloud-based, no need to install 

Ease of use

Embedded Optomechanics Database 

Embedded Optics DataBase 

3DOptix

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Zemax

No

No

No

No

Yes

Lumerical

No

No

No

No

No

Comsol

No

No

No

No

No

Lambda Research Corporation

No

No

No

No

No

Available on January 1st, 2023