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Varjo-Ready Software

Varjo’s human-eye resolution XR and VR headsets can be used with a broad range of professional 3D software and platforms. Find all Varjo-ready software here.

Ready for the new reality

Varjo headsets offer complete compatibility with Unity™, Unreal Engine™, OpenXR 1.0, and a broad range of professional 3D software for VR, including Autodesk VRED™, Lockheed Martin Prepar3d™, VBS BlueIG™ and FlightSafety Vital™.

In addition, any software is easily ported into Varjo via OpenXR or Varjo native SDK.


Varjo supports industry-leading 3D platforms

Varjo is a partner of the market-leading 3D platforms Unity™ and Unreal Engine™. We are also fully compliant with the OpenXR 1.0 standard.

“Varjo has pushed the boundaries of high-resolution mixed reality for professionals across various industries. By working with Varjo, Unity continues to power the next level of photorealism and immersion for industrial design, simulation, training, and more.”

– AC Mahendran, Director of XR, Unity

“We are thrilled to deepen our collaboration with Varjo on their next-generation product line. When you combine the visual performance of the Varjo XR-3 and Varjo VR-3 with Unreal Engine, creators will be able to explore the next frontier of immersion using the unprecedented levels of visual performance.”

– Sébastien Lozé, industry manager for simulations at Epic Games

“Varjo has been a valuable contributor to OpenXR since 2019. Varjo’s VR and XR headsets were some of the first to publicly demonstrate support for OpenXR. We are extremely happy to add Varjo and their unique approach to delivering higher visual fidelity in virtual and mixed reality experiences to the growing list of companies fully supporting the OpenXR 1.0 specification.”

– Brent Insko, Lead XR Architect at Intel and OpenXR Working Group Chair

3D software with built-in Varjo support

Make the most out of Varjo’s human-eye resolution visual fidelity with one of the professional-grade 3D software below. Varjo also provides easy-to-use-tools and technical assistance for software vendors interested in enabling Varjo support.

For Varjo XR-3 and Varjo VR-3, we are committed to broadening the scope of Varjo-ready software and we’ll be releasing new compatibility updates in the following weeks. All Varjo compatible software will run on the new Varjo XR-3 and VR-3, but in order to take full advantage of the latest generation of Varjo devices, the software might need to be updated.

“Varjo VR-3 and XR-3 used together with Autodesk VRED are revolutionizing how design and creative work is being done by unlocking unlimited creative potential for virtual prototyping. Users are immersed in the most natural XR/VR environments.”

– Lukas Fäth, Product Manager Autodesk VRED

“Together, Varjo and Prepar3D deliver a completely immersive, experiential learning environment in photorealistic VR.”

– Adam Breed, Engineering Project Manager at Lockheed Martin

“Combined with BI Simulations’ VBS Blue IG, Varjos enable a high-fidelity yet affordable visual system supporting human-eye resolution which is unprecedented in the industry today.”

– Pete Morrison, Chief Commercial Officer at Bohemia Interactive Simulations

“In the world of virtual and mixed reality training, there’s been a barrier in headset resolution. And Varjo has broken through that barrier.”

– Bob Vaughn, Mixed Reality Product Manager at FlightSafety (Vital)

“Varjo delivers a remarkable resolution, giving true reading acuity, while having peripheral awareness. CAE is excited to leverage these new Varjo capabilities to enhance crew training.”

– Philippe Perey, Head of Technology at CAE’s Defense & Security Business (CAE Medallion)

“Varjo enables us to advance our automotive visualization platform by delivering our state-of-the-art sales and marketing content at human-eye resolution.”

– Chris O’Connor, Technical Director at ZeroLight

“Varjo headsets provide both great resolution and eye tracking, both of which are required in demanding industrial applications.”

– Denis Shergin, UNIGINE CEO & Founder

“Now engineers and designers can visualize 3D data from more than 200 applications like Catia, NX and Creo immediately in retina resolution VR.” 

– Alexis Vartanian, CTO of TechViz


“Together, Varjo and DCS World Open Beta offer the highest definition, realistic human-eye resolution experience yet seen in the flight sim market.

– Simon Pearson, Business Development Director, Eagle Dynamics

“With the Varjo headset you can actually read the text on the signs at various distances and make out what the small objectives are in the distance.”

– Jordan Dauble,

“Seeing all the details in designs is a huge breakthrough for our team, making Varjo our HMD of choice.”

– Boris Jitsukata, Managing Director at Goodpatch GmbH and Athena

“With visual fidelity that is finally on a realistic level, Varjo used together with iMotions allows unique research to be carried out in VR for both academia and enterprise.”

– Peter Hartzbech, Founder and CEO of iMotions

“Varjo’s resolution and eye tracking helps Cognitive3D’s analytics platform pull actionable data from virtual experiences like never before. With Varjo, subjects can read fine text and we can precisely track what they look at.”

– Tony Bevilacqua, Founder & CEO of Cognitive3D

“With Mindesk 3.4, Varjo provides CAD designers a crystal clear picture of 3D geometries including lines, curves and surfaces through its human-eye resolution headset.”

– Gabriele Sorrento, CEO at Mindesk VR

“With MARUI-Plugin, you can use Varjo to use Autodesk Maya in VR at human eye resolution. A tiny step in adoption, a giant leap in productivity.”

– Max Krichenbauer, MARUI

“The highest visual fidelity of Varjo enables a trainee to perform optimally within these safety-critical training simulations in VR.”

– Scott Schneider, CEO & Co-Founder of HTX Labs

“The level of realism offered by Varjo provides subject-matter experts and instructors from all industries to have the right tools to build better simulations, and end-users to have an optimal engagement with the content.”

– Felix LeBlanc, Strategic partnerships at

“Our current application allows you to highlight very small, intricate parts of the anatomy of the hand, parts which would be lost to low resolution and screen-door-effect on other VR devices.”

– Arne Schlenzka, MD & CEO at Osgenic

“Varjo’s photorealistic resolution gives users the ability to see reflections and shadows of their 3D models, as well as read text, all of which create a realistic experience for collaboration amongst meeting participants.”

– Cristian Emanuel Anton, CEO of MeetinVR

“Varjo enables experiencing the highest-quality virtual environment possible, and we give instructors the tools to help their students master that environment.”

– James Weatherhead, CTO and President of EyeTracking

“With Varjo XR-3, pilots get the most natural and fully immersive training ever experienced. Bringing together the unique resolution and FOV of the Varjo XR-3 with our software offers a combined capability that is – we believe – unique to the current simulator training space.”

– Bert Haselden, Mixed-Reality Lead, MetaVR

Integrate into custom engines with Varjo’s native SDK, a collection of libraries and a C/C++ API. The SDK is currently compatible with 64-bit Windows, DirectX 11 and OpenGL.

Varjo also supports SteamVR™ content with the highest fidelity in the market

Want to use Varjo headsets with your favorite professional SteamVR application? You can use most SteamVR™ software with Varjo and still get the best experience of all virtual reality systems.

“Varjo is taking a unique approach to building high-end industrial VR products, and we are excited that users of Varjo will be able to take advantage of the wide array of SteamVR content for professionals.”

– Joe Ludwig, Valve

Got questions about Varjo's software compatibility?

For more detailed information about Varjo-compatible software or support for specific Varjo features, such as hand tracking, please reach out to directly your software provider or contact Varjo’s Software Partnership team.

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