LightTools Illumination Design Software

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LightTools Illumination Design Software


LightTools is a 3D optical engineering and design software product that supports virtual prototyping, simulation, optimization, and photorealistic renderings of illumination applications. Its unique design and analysis capabilities, combined with ease of use, support for rapid design iterations, and automatic system optimization, help to ensure the delivery of illumination designs according to specifications and schedule. 

LightTools Features

LightTools offers powerful new features for the design, visualization and optimization of sophisticated optical components used in general lighting systems, freeform optics, light guides and backlit displays
The latest release, version 9.1, includes these features: 
  • SOLIDWORKS Link Module Efficiency Enhancements
  • Capabilities to Support LiDAR Modeling and Analysis
  • Birefringent Feature Expanded to Support Biaxial Materials
  • Distributed Simulation Solution

Choose Your Modules

Multiple modules can be licensed in various configurations to best match your needs.

Feature Details

Comprehensive features help you design, optimize, analyze, and deliver innovative illumination systems.