Compare TracePro Editions

Three editions of TracePro are available to cost-effectively accommodate your design needs. Please contact us for assistance in selecting an edition of TracePro that best meets your specific requirements.  The table below has an overview of the features available in each edition of TracePro.

Features
  TracePro LC TracePro Standard TracePro Expert
User-friendly CAD Interface
Interoperability with commercial CAD and Lens Design Software
Material property catalogs of commercially available glass, plastics, metals, GRINs, fluorophores and biological tissue
Surface property catalogs of commercially available thin film coatings, anodizing, paints
Library of commercially available lenses and filters
Notes Editor
Full-featured Macro Language (Scheme)  
Macro Recorder  
Scheme Editor  
Source Property Generator
Surface Property Generator
DMD Texture Generator
IES/LDT Import and Analysis
Texture Optimizer II (Real Geometry)
 
 
Solar Emulator
Interactive Optimizer
 
Geometry Modeler    
Fluorescence Property Generator    
Solid Modeling
  TracePro LC TracePro Standard TracePro Expert
CAD File Import/Export
SAT (ACIS) Read/Write
STEP Read/Write Optional Optional Optional
IGES Read/Write Optional Optional Optional
Lens Design File Import
CODE V, OSLO, ZEMAX Read
CAD Features
Solid Modeling
Boolean Operations
Healing Imported Files
3D Interactive View
Rendered Objects
Transparent Objects
Measurement Capabilities
Photorealistic Rendering
Properties
  TracePro LC TracePro Standard TracePro Expert
Surface Property
Bulk Absorption
Diffraction  
Bulk Scatter  
GRIN  
Thin Film Stacks  
Polarization  
Diffraction Gratings  
Temperature-Dependent Properties  
Direction-Sensitive Surfaces  
Scatter Models - Symmetric
Scatter Models - Asymmetric  
Anisotropic Surface Properties  
Tabular Scatter Models - Symmetric  
Tabular Scatter Models - Asymmetric  
BSDF Property  
Repetitive Tile (RepTile) Surfaces    
3D Textures for RepTile    
Temperature Distributions    
Birefringence    
Wire Grid Polarizers    
Fluorescence    
Sources
  TracePro LC TracePro Standard TracePro Expert
Ray Grids












Surface Sources












Primitive Solids












User Defined Shapes












Blackbody/Graybody












Irradiance












Asymmetric Sources












Source Files












Bit Map Source Module












Raytrace
  TracePro LC TracePro Standard TracePro Expert
Ray Splitting
Analysis Mode
Simulation Mode
Multiple Exit Surfaces (Simulation Mode)
Refraction
Wavelengths
Importance Sampling  
Stratified Importance Sampling  
Reverse Raytrace  
Voxelization of Object Space - enhance speed vs. memory consumption  
Analysis
  TracePro LC TracePro Standard TracePro Expert
Irradiance Maps
Candela Plots (Intensity)
Flux Reports
3D Irradiance Maps
File Output
Ray Sorting
Path Sort Table
Analysis Toolkit (Spectral, Road Luminance, Beam Illuminance, RCG, LCS, and DHI Analysis, & more)
Lighting Toolkit (Specifications: ECE, SAE, FMVSS, StVZO, ABYC, User Defined)  
Irradiance/Illuminance Viewer
Display Selected Rays (Ensquared Flux)
Display Selected Paths (Ray Display, Irradiance Map)
CIE (xy), CIE (u’ν’), RGB
Luminance/Radiance
Polarization Maps  
Volume Flux  
TracePro Applications
  TracePro LC TracePro Standard TracePro Expert
Arc Lamps












Lightpipes












Ghost Analysis












Narcissus Analysis












LED Systems












Laser Diode Systems












IR Imaging












IR Detection Systems












Lithography












Medical Applications












Conventional Optics












Fiber Optic Design












Unusual Optics and Lenslet Arrays












Beam Splitter and Prism Systems












Illumination and Display Systems












Projection Systems












Life Sciences












LCD Projection












Stray Light Analysis