Synopsys Photonic Solutions (Rsoft, OptSim, OptoDesigner)

Synopsys Photonic Solutions software includes the following tools:

  • RSoft Component Suite: Component design of both passive and active devices.
  • RSoft System/Circuit Tools: System simulation and design automation of photonic integrated circuits (PIC’s).
  • OptoDesigner: A tool for designing photonic integrated circuits for any technology, for a range of industries including telecom, datacom, sensing, and biomedical.

For more information, see the full list of RSoft products.


  1. Limited quantities of license seats of these tools for both Windows and Linux operating systems are available. Further Windows-only seats are also available for a reduced suite of these tools comprising RSoft CAD Environment, BeamPROP, FemSIM, and MOST. These license seats are accessed through a separate CADPass license checkout. A single CMC software license token purchase will give you access to either the Windows/Linux or Windows-only suites. For more information, contact
  2. With the 2014 software release, Synopsys no longer supports 32-bit version of RSoft. However, users who only have access to a computer with a 32-bit operating system may continue to download and use a 2013 legacy version of RSoft.

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