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 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.

Explore these features:

  • Expanded set of mapping options for surface receivers on non-planar surfaces, known collectively as conformal receivers
  • Expanded visualization of illluminance results
  • Automated analysis of the impact of system variables on specified performance metrics with Parameter Sensitivity Analyzer 
  • Improved Freeform Designer
  • Enhanced Light Guide Designer
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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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