Scientific data visualization and analysis software for particle-based simulation models of all scales


Version 3.9.4 of OVITO Basic and OVITO Pro released on 04 Nov, 2023. See the list of changes.

What is OVITO?

OVITO is a scientific visualization and data analysis solution for atomistic and other particle-based models. It helps scientists gain meaningful and quick insights from numerical simulation results.

The software is being used across various research disciplines and has served as valuable scientific tool in more than 10,000 research studies so far (~6 new publications per day). 

Our community edition, OVITO Basic, is available free of charge under an open source license. For professional scientists and academic research groups we offer our powerful OVITO Pro product, which includes an extended analysis toolset, visualisation capabilities and automation functions (Python integration). 

OVITO desktop application for Windows, Linux and macOS
OVITO Python package

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User manual

Our comprehensive software documentation covers everything from program installation to Python APIs. Have a look!

OVITO Pro support forum

Find answers in our online user forum for OVITO Pro licensees. Post your questions and let the OVITO team offer you guidance. Public user forum

Visit the community discourse and let the computational material science community help you.

Citing OVITO

If you publish results or visualizations obtained with OVITO, please cite the software in your publication as follows:

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