Open Visualization Tool


Version 3.5.2 of OVITO Basic and OVITO Pro released on 26 May, 2021. See the list of changes.






With one click, OVITO Pro can turn any data analysis pipeline or visualization setup into a Python script.

What is OVITO?

OVITO is a scientific visualization and analysis software for atomistic and particle simulation data. It helps scientists gain better insights into materials phenomena and physical processes. OVITO Basic is freely available for all major platforms under an open source license. It has served in a growing number of computational simulation studies as a powerful tool to analyze, understand and illustrate simulation results.

Need help?

We are happy to assist! As a registered user you get access to the following support services:


You prefer to see what's possible with OVITO? Watch our collection of tutorial videos.

User manual

Our comprehensive software documentation covers everything from program installation to a reference of all functions to script code examples. Have a look!

Support forum

Get answers to your specific problems in our online user forum. Feel free to post your questions and let OVITO's support team or other users offer you guidance.

E-mail contact

Still didn't find your answer? You can reach the OVITO team via email.


May 2020

OVITO Pro available now!

22 – 24 Nov 2019

OVITO @ 2nd GALAMOST Training workshop hosted by Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Changchun, China

13 – 15 Aug 2019

OVITO @ 6th LAMMPS Workshop and Symposium hosted by University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, USA
Slides available here.