OptiNest Download | Wood Cutting Optimization Video

Download the demo version of our nesting optimisation solution, and watch the video to see it in action.

At the bottom of the page we've also got a sample optimisation for you to download.

  • General shape nesting optimization software

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Download available after free registration
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Windows: XP, Vista, 7 or above - 2GB RAM minimum, 4GB recommended

Mac: we have many Mac clients successfully using our software with a Windows Emulator. Please see our FAQs page for details.

Please note: near the end of the install process, you will be asked to activate your software to unlock the full set of features. You can skip this step until you have purchased the full version.

The demo version includes all functionality except for output of dimensioned nesting maps so you can test it out fully before buying. Please contact us to receive an example of this output. Go to the bottom of this page to download an example of a complete optimisation.


Here we've used Polyboard to design a project which has then been nested fast and accurately within OptiNest. We've also highlighted the powerful off cut and stock management feature within OptiNest.

Although Polyboard and OptiNest integrate seamlessly with each other, both are standalone software solutions.

Next Steps...

OptiNestPricing and sales information

Click above for more information and to buy the full version of the software including output of the manufacturing documents. Please note, Premium Support is included with all software purchases.

Sign Upfor Premium Support and all training resources

Premium Support includes full use of our support forum, 1-2-1 TeamViewer sessions with our technical experts and all training videos and documentation. You will also have access to our cut list processing services at no extra cost... use the free versions of Polyboard and StairDesigner without having to buy!

Contact usPre-sales and demos

For more advice, please get in touch via our forum, or contact us above for pre-sale queries. We can also arrange on-line demonstrations and training.

CNC IntegrationSet up details

OptiNest integrates very well with a huge range of CNC nesting machines. Click above for details.


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    Sample optimisation

    The demo version of OptiNest will allow you to optimise a project, but you won't be able to view all the details. Click above to download a complete optimisation.

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    OptiNest Manual

    Management of the software's parameters, workflow integration and stock level management.

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    Software FAQs

    Answers to some of the most common questions about our software.