Optitex New Version 15.6 is Out !


EFI Optitex, the leading provider of integrated 2D CAD and 3D digital product solutions, is happy to announce the release of our latest version O/15.6 with significant new capabilities and updates to help you boost your product development and production workflows.

Version O/15.6 includes many enhanced features such as a seam & stitch manager which will make your 3D content look more realistic and save content creation time, and an improved workflow for creating puffy garments.


Want to learn about our latest features in real time? Join us for a webinar on Version O/15.6.
Date: Tuesday, January 24th
Time: 10.00 AM (EST)
Click here to register!


Version O/15.6 provides you with significant new capabilities across our different range of products. Want to take a quick glance? Please see below.
For a comprehensive and detailed list of new features and updates, please click here.

A puffy jacket executed with version O/15.6

3D Product Creation Suite:

Pattern Design System (PDS)

Marker Making Suite

  • Support style set with shrinkage information
  • Nesting Queue – new column “Status”
  • Calculate total cut line while taking shared line into consideration
  • Automatically calculate bundle option in Marker
  • Auto Cut Down following complete bundle constrain
  • Calculate total cut line

Cutting Room Optimization Suite

  • Global gap constraint
  • Allow buffer near cut edges
  • Change buffer by style to combined buffer

Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)

  • The PLM SDK now supports login, search, check-in/out capabilities.
    If you are interested in more information, please contact Optitex Support

O/15.6 FAQ

Can I install version O/15 next to version 12?

Yes you can have both versions installed and running on the same computer.

How do I get started with O/15.6 - Download Links?

If you don’t have yet Optitex Software, please click here to install.  

Version O/15.6 Full Suite installation package: (64 bit). This is the main package which includes major Optitex products, including: PDS, 3D Creator, Marker, Nesting Pack.

Sample Pack: (64 bit). The Sample Pack is a basic optional demo Optitex library.

Other Optitex Utilities /Solutions: Download and install only if required:

How do I decide if to install 64 or 32 bit?

Use the 64 bit installation, if you are using 3D or if you are using a 64 bit version of Windows.

Use the 32 bit installation, if you are using Optitex 2D Plug-ins, or if you are using a 32 bit version of windows.

Can I use the same key that I am using now?

Most likely you will be able to use the same key that you are currently using. In some specific cases (for example if you are upgrading from version 9) you will have to replace the key. Contact your local support office for more information.

What are the minimum system requirements for the new version?

Click here to see the System Requirements.

What are the Operating Systems that O/15.6 is compatible with?

Windows 7, 8 and 10. For more detailed information, see Optitex Supported Operating Systems.

Why do I get an error message when installing?

Run the installation again, this time make sure that you right click on the installation file and select “Run as administrator”. Make sure the installation package is fully unzipped before initiating the installation process.

I received error code 7 when trying to activate the software, what should I do?

You need to run the LicenseManager.exe as administrator, see Activating your License for more information.

I installed the software but I do not see the new Photorealistic 3D, how can I enable it?

Contact your local Optitex office to get the Photorealistic 3D for a trial period.