OptiNest Nesting Software

Professional nesting software for highly optimised cutting of parts of any shape
on to sheets of any shape

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The best quality, price and performance mix on the market

Stop wasting money, time
and effort

It's not only material savings you'll make with OptiNest.

Nesting optimisation will increase throughput, boost quality control as you create the right parts every single time, reduce programming time compared with your current method and reduce overheads as you minimise machine usage and wear.

At the end of the day, more cash in your pocket.

Watch Your Productivity And Business Grow

  • Minimise material waste with true shape nesting

  • Fully manufactured parts directly on your CNC machine

  • Interfaces directly with our Polyboard cabinet and furniture design software

OptiNest's Key Features

Optimise according to your own priorities

OptiNest's adaptable algorithms make it possible to adjust the optimisation to your specific needs.

If cutting very expensive material put the priority on minimising waste, if cutting cheaper materials on an expensive CNC optimise the machine cutting time. If you have a lot of parts to nest minimise the nesting calculation time.

This is what makes OptiNest truly industrial grade nesting.

Pieces grouping function

Pieces are paired to create 'virtual pieces', which in turn will be used as single pieces during the optimisation process.

Propagation mode

Propagation describes the placing method of a single piece produced in large quantities, minimising the off cut rate between pieces.

As a general rule, the piece is grouped with itself, then the grouping is propagated along 2 axes.

The larger the panel size, the greater the level of optimisation you'll obtain.

Pieces direct entry

Parts can be imported from DXF files or drawn directly in Optinest's graphic editor.

Parts can be drawn with any shape and cut out. To fully minimise waste, Optinest will also use the cut outs to nest parts if possible.

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Rotations and reversals

Rotation and reversal parameters define the permitted part movements, rotations and flipping.

OptiNest accommodates 4 rotation levels and flipping.

Bored Pieces

OptiNest can manage bored pieces. Holes are treated as a specific tooling type.

The software also recovers the material freed by pieces holes, and re-uses it to place smaller pieces.

Nesting Maps DXF Export

The nesting maps created by OptiNest may be exported in DXF format, and then transferred either to your CAD software or CNC tooling machine.

Click here for more information on integrating OptiNest with your CNC machine including a sample optimisation download.

What makes our software unique...

  • Unbeatable Value

    Up to 5 times cheaper than other high performance pro software.

  • Honest about Prices

    No sales person to go through to find out what you’ll pay. Everything is available on our website.

  • No Nasty Surprises

    You can buy the software outright with no obligatory upgrade fees or hidden support costs.

Get started with OptiNest today!


Guarantee and Conditions of Sale

We back up all our offers with a 30 day no questions asked money back guarantee (minus £80 admin costs or £40 if you already have Premium Support).

Try all our software for a full 30 days to see if they are right for you and your business. Test them on real projects and make them run your CNC machines.

If for any reason you are not happy, just uninstall OptiNest, send us the uninstall code and we’ll refund you.

Our objective is not just to sell you software, but to help you find the best solution for your needs and your business.

By purchasing this software, you agree to our terms and conditions detailed here.

Get OptiNest Pro for only £1,865 / $2,595

(+ VAT if applicable)

Supports bored and tooled pieces and all polyline shapes, and seamlessly integrates with all versions of Polyboard.

Price includes:

  • 6 months Premium Support then a lifetime 50% discount - value £300
  • Cut lists and plans for furniture and stair projects designed with the free versions of Polyboard and StairDesigner (up to 1 project/month)
  • Polyboard and StairDesigner's Quick Design Libraries Pro - value £500
  • Access to ALL vidoes, models, guides and eBooks

Special Offer 10% OFF !

OptiNest integrates perfectly with Polyboard and StairDesigner. If you buy OptiNest along with either of these or any of our other software, you'll get 10% off the price of the cheapest product. Contact us to receive your special price and to arrange payment.

To see first hand how OptiNest will benefit your business, please contact us for an
on-line demonstration.

Register for free to download and test the demo version of OptiNest.

How to complete your order

Following payment, click here to register for free. Then click here to install the demo version of OptiNest.

Finally, send us the user code using this contact form. We’ll send you back your activation code so that you can start using OptiNest straight away.

If you would like to pay via bank transfer please contact us and we’ll send you our bank details.

For more information on installing your software and other details, please see our FAQs page.