Synopsys Optical Design Student Licensing Program

Invest in your future with the most advanced optical design software available: CODE V, LightTools, and RSoft Photonic Device Tools. Our student licensing program is a great opportunity for you to learn industry-standard software. While you're completing your course work and research assignments with the assistance of an expert optical design tool, you're also building your value in the job market!

Sign up for our student licensing program today. At a dramatically reduced cost, you can have CODE V for lens design, LightTools for illumination design, and RSoft Photonic Device Tools for photonic device design. Note that if you are interested in licenses of LucidShape, OptoCompiler, or OptSim, please send an email to

This offer is available to students currently enrolled in a post-secondary degree program in North America, working toward a bachelor's, master's, or Ph.D.

If you would like more details:

  • Fill out our online form to request more information
  • E-mail us at
  • Call us at 626-795-9101, Monday through Friday, between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. PST
  • Or contact your campus representative