LightTools Illumination Design Software

A complete design, optimization and analysis solution for illumination optics

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. See feature details.

LightTools New Features

LightTools offers  key features that expand modeling and analysis capabilities to augment the software's industry-leading design capabilities, reliability, and accuracy:


  • SOLIDWORKS Link Module Efficiency Enhancements
  • Capabilities to Support LiDAR Modeling and Analysis
  • Birefringent Feature Expanded to Support Biaxial Materials
  • Distributed Simulation Solution

Why Choose LightTools?

If the performance or cost of your illumination system is critical to the success of your products, then you can depend on LightTools illumination design software.

  • Increase your engineering productivity
  • Enable faster time to market
  • Quickly provide accurate results
  • Fully integrated illumination optimization capabilities
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