Removing Lumerical from your machine

How can I remove Lumerical software from my computer?

For Linux Systems, our tools and FlexLM can be removed or uninstalled using the following commands:

2019b version

To remove the Lumerical Launcher.

sudo yum remove Lumerical-2019b.x86_64

For versions prior to 2019b:

sudo yum remove FDTD.x86_64
sudo yum remove DEVICE.x86_64
sudo yum remove MODE.x86_64
sudo yum remove INTERCONNECT.x86_64
sudo yum remove lumerical-flexlm


To completely remove the software including all the installed dependencies if they are not used by any other application replace remove with autoremove.

sudo yum autoremove lumerical-flexlm

Windows Systems

Please refer to the links below from Microsoft selecting the Lumerical Software you want to remove:
Windows - Uninstall/Remove Applications

  • Lumerical 2019b <##> for x64

Legacy products:

  • Lumerical FDTD Solutions
  • Lumerical MODE Solutions
  • Lumerical DEVICE
  • Lumerical INTERCONNECT


To remove or uninstall Lumerical’s photonic design software on a Mac OS X, please refer to the article from Apple: